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Jerome, Epistles: fols. 1-5 are separate from the rest in writing and size, 9th century, second third and 12th century

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MS. Laud Misc. 252

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Jerome, Epistles: fols. 1-5 are separate from the rest in writing and size:

Part A, 9th century, second third, Germany, Würzburg, St. Kilian:
  1. Pp. 1-8. Jerome, Epistula ad Pammachium de morte Paulinae (ep. 66)
  2. Pp. 10a-b. Poem on a dialogue between a magister and his discipulus
  3. Pp. 22b recto. Jerome, Epistula Damasi ad Hieronymum de Hosanna (ep. 19)
Part B, 9th century, second third, Germany, Würzburg, St. Kilian or Niederaltaich, Benedictine abbey:
  1. Pp. 11-248. Jerome, Epistulae. Selection, including Augustine, epp. 67, 68, 38, 74, 73, 28, 72, 40, 71, 75
  2. Pp. 245-248. Augustine, Homilia de divitibus huius mundi et de contemptu avaritie (serm. 36)
  3. P. 248. Isidore of Seville, Epistula ad Massonem episcopum
Part C, Würzburg, 12th century addition:
  1. Pp. 210b-e. Notes on dialectic, two inserted leaves between pages 210 and 211
The 'carmina' of the catalogue (2) are single hexameters. Both 1. and 2. have old shelfmark 'xiij'.

Dates

  • 9th century, second third and 12th century

Extent

248 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Misc. 252

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘B 151’, see 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. II, p. 14

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. II, no. 632

Henry O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars secunda codices Latinos et Miscellaneous Laudianos complectens (Oxford, 1885, reprinted in 1973, with numerous corrections and additions, and an historical introduction by R.W. Hunt), Misc. no. 252

Custodial History

Manuscript 2425 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On parchment, brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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