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Glossaries, Written by Francis Junius before 1665

MS. Junius 116f
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. 'Glossae veteres alamannicae ex perantiqua psalmorum versione Theotisca collectae à Justo Lipsio.' beg. 'Abalgi Ira.] Vide belgon, Irasci; Infra' (fol. 3), being the gloss referred to by Junius as 'gl. Lipsii' or 'gl. L', edited by Casaubon in De ... lingua Saxonica (London, 1650).
  2. 'Glossarium M. Theotisce herbarum nomenclaturae MSto Macro antiqua manu ad oram additae', from a manuscript in the possession of Isaac Vossius. beg. 'Arthemisia, bifuz.] biuûs, Artemisia; gl. D, 36' (fol. 118).
  3. 'Glossarium N. Francica nomina quae Mensibus ac Ventis imposuit imperator Carolus magnus' (fol. 124), derived from Einhard's life of Charles the Great, of which Junius was preparing an edition. beg. 'Mensibus, inquit Eginhartus' (fol. 124).
  4. 'Glossarium O.' beg. 'Perizomata, femoralia.] Perizomata, femoralia, umbisueift; gl. A, 1. Vide locum' (fol. 127).
  5. 'Glossarium P. Glosule Prisciani.' beg. 'Edere, ad publicum prodere.] Hoc et do ...' (fol. 134).


  • Creation: Written by Francis Junius before 1665


150 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German, Old High (ca.750-1050)


MS. Junius 116f

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. 5227*

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (116)

For this MS. see Steinmeyer, Die althochdeutschen Glossen, iv. 592.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/10 × 8 7/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom