The first part of the Catholicon of Johannes Balbus de Janua, a theological encyclopædia, written in the 15th cent. in Germany, in several hands
beg. 'Prosodia quedam pars gramatice': ends 'et interpretatur festinans uel' consiliator, in the word Hus: comprising rather more than half the work.
The author's name is given in the preface.
The outer two leaves of each section are of parchment, the rest paper.
- Creation: written in the 15th cent. in Germany, in several hands
Language of Materials
MS. D'Orville 44
Auct. X. 1. 2. 12
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 16922
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. D'Orville.
On paper and parchment
12 × 8 3/4 in.