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Vitas patrum, 15th century, middle or second half

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MS. Laud Misc. 346

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Vitas patrum:
  1. Fols. 1r-85v. ⟨Ps.-Jerome⟩, Verba seniorum siue Liber adhortationum sanctorum patrum
  2. Fols. 86r-92r. ⟨Ps.-⟩Macharius, Epistola ad monachos (ep. 4)
  3. Fols. 92r-118v. Verba seniorum (tr. Paschasius Dumiensis)
  4. Fols. 119r-147r. Jerome, Vita S. Hilarionis
  5. Fols. 147r-154v. Jerome, Vita S. Malchi
  6. Fols. 154v-158v. Vita S. Frontonii (BHL 3192a)
  7. Fols. 159r-162v. Vita S. Marinae (BHL 5528)
  8. Fols. 162v-171r. ⟨Ps.-Athanasius of Alexandria⟩, ⟨De obseruationibus monachorum⟩
  9. Fols. 171r-184r. Vita S. Symeonis (BHL 7957a)
  10. Fols. 184r-193r. ⟨Jerome⟩, Vita S. Pauli
  11. Fols. 193r-253v. Athanasius, Vita S. Antonii (tr. Evagrius)
The fly-leaves are 'from a late 11th cent. book containing ... exorcisms, etc.'.

Dates

  • 15th century, middle or second half

Extent

253 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Misc. 346

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘E 26’, 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. 949

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. 346

Custodial History

Manuscript 2528 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Original 15th century blind-tooled leather binding

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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