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

MS. Lyell 4

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 4-158 || fols. 159-197

History

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)

MS. Lyell 4 - Part 1

Contents

Commentaries on books of the Old Testament. (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials blue flourished in red or red flourished in blue.

History

Origin: 13th century, early ; English

MS. Lyell 4 - Part 2

Contents

Augustine , Sermons (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Spaces left for initials not filled in.

History

Origin: 13th century, early ; English