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

MS. Rawl. poet. 234

Summary Catalogue no.: 14725

Physical Description

Composite: A || B || C

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

MS. Rawl. poet. 234 - Part 1

Contents

William the Clerk of Normandy , Vie de Tobie (in verse)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Rawl. poet. 234 - Part 2

Contents

Ps.-John of Damascus , Barlaam et Josaphat (French prose translation)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: c. 1300

MS. Rawl. poet. 234 - Part 3

Contents

Song of Solomon, French verse paraphrase

With added prophecy in English verse

Language(s): French, English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, late; addition, 16th century, middle (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1895).

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