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Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth, c. 832-842; glosses 10th century

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MS. Laud Lat. 92

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Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth:
  1. Fol. 1r-44v. Deuteronomy (fol. 1r-v, capitula)
  2. Fols. 44v-77r. Joshua (fols. 44v-45v, Jerome's prologue; fols. 45v-47r, capitula)
  3. Fols. 77r-105r. Judges (fols. 77r-78ar, capitula)
  4. Fols. 105r-107v. Ruth, imperfect, ends at 4.15
  5. With 124 later Old High German glosses (105 in ink, 19 in drypoint), most likely from the tenth century, in a West Central German (Central Franconian) dialect
German glosses on ff. 52v, etc., and (11th cent.?) neums on f. 107v.

Dates

  • c. 832-842; glosses 10th century

Extent

107 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Lat. 92

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘E 78’, 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. 1001

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), Lat. no. 92

Custodial History

From St Kylian, Würzburg. Has old shelfmark 'xlix'. By an English scribe, who also wrote MS. Laud misc. 436. Manuscript 2557 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard, Hiberno-Saxon coloured initials

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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