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Jerome, Commentary on the Minor Prophets, 9th century, first third and second third

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MS. Laud Misc. 256

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  1. Fol. 1r-v. Mainly blank, except for ownership inscriptions and a note of contents, second third of the ninth century on f. 1r.
  2. Fols. 2-151v. Jerome, Commentary on the Minor Prophets (Micah, Nahum, Zephaniah, Haggai): (fols. 2r-66r) Commentary on Micah, with prologue, (fol. 2r) Prologue, (fols. 2v-31v) Commentary
  3. Fols. 66r-v, 68r-96r. Commentary on Nahum, with prologue: (fol. 66r-v) Prologue, (fols. 66v-67v) Commentary on Zechariah: prologue, (fols. 68r-96r) Commentary in Nahum
  4. Fols. 96r-131r. Commentary on Zephaniah, with prologue: (fol. 96r-v) Prologue, (fols. 96v-131r) Commentary
  5. Fols. 131r-151v. Commentary on Haggai, with prologue: (fol. 131r–v) Prologue, (fols. 131v-151v) Commentary

Dates

  • 9th century, first third and second third

Extent

151 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Misc. 256

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘E 82’, 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. 1005

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. 256

Custodial History

Old shelfmark v. Manuscript 2560 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Related Materials

Maybe from same scriptorium (Würzburg) as MS. Laud Misc. 134. The same hand is found in their marginalia, and f. 6 in that is probably from the pen which wrote f. 135 in this.

Physical Facet

Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard, ff. 2-54 Hiberno-Saxon writing

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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