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Bks. xi - xx of the Etymologiae of Isidorus, written chiefly in the 12th cent.

MS. Douce 153
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

At end, 'Explicit liber xxus Ethymologiarum Ysodori episcopi': leaves are lost after fols. 45, 73, and probably elsewhere: and additional 13th cent. lists of the chapters are on fols. 163 - 169. 'Dobbz [or, Dobbr] de H.', perhaps the rubriccator's name, is on fol. 162. [Probably that of a late 13th cent. rubricator. E.W.B.N.].


  • Creation: written chiefly in the 12th cent.


173 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 153

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 21727

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

Custodial History

'R. Bateman' (18th cent.), 'W. F. Batemans sale 1774.'.

Physical Facet

On parchment


10 1/8 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom