Skip to main content

'...Psalterium Dauid', Written in 1266 in Padua (?) by Johannes de Gaibana

MS. Canon. Liturg. 370
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'...Psalterium Dauid', with canticles, etc.: preceded by a calendar (wanting Sept.-Oct.), and followed by a Hymnal (fol. 101v), and 'Officium sancte Marie' (fol. 134). There are musical notes. The calendar contains many original and added obits of persons at Padua: there are also later (15th cent.) obits, explained by the statement (in an 18th cent. hand), 'Fuit reverendissimi capituli Sancti Petri in montibus Carneae: in antiqua tabula qua erat prius colligatum', cf. fol. 131v.


  • Creation: Written in 1266 in Padua (?) by Johannes de Gaibana


143 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 370

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no. 19454

Custodial History

At fol. 129v is 'Hec de Gaibana cui uox est grata Iohannes | Presbiter hec scripsit. Christi currentibus annis | Mille ducentenis. decies sex bis tribus addes', = A.D. 1266. A note by the abbate Canonici about the MS. is at fol. ii.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with some large coloured capitals, etc.


13 1/4 × 9 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom