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Rudolphus de Liebegg: 'Pastorale Novellum', written in 1418 by Johannes in Germany

MS. Douce 133

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At end:--'Explicit Pastorale Deo gracias Sub anno Domini mococococo xviiio finitus est iste liber in Sabato ante Purificacionem sancte Marie Virginis hora duodecima Qui jo ponatur et han simul associatur et nes iungatur quis scripsit sic vocatur. Explicit Pastorale nouellum Růdolfi de Liebek conpletum.' The Pastorale is a Theological manual in five books in Latin hexameters, with many glosses. On the first inner cover is a 15th cent. engraving, representing (according to a note in the official copy of the 1840 catalogue) St. Barbara.


  • written in 1418 by Johannes in Germany


196 Leaves


MS. Douce 133

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 21707

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

binding, red leather on boards, with chain, contemporary

On paper


8/4 × 6 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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