A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Lyell 14

Contents

Peter Lombard , Sententiae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

One painted initial survives at the beginning of book III (fol. 147): it is in pink, on a blue and pink ground with some geometrical decoration in straps of pink and decorated with spots of gold; on fols. 2r, 4v, 7v, 9v and 12r, initials in blue and red flourished in red and blue, other initials red flourished in blue or blue in red penwork.

History

Origin: 13th century, late ; French (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

James P. R. Lyell, 1871-1948

Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on A. de la Mare, Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (1971)