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The 'Institutiones grammaticae' of Priscian, Written in the early 14th century in England

MS. Barlow 36
Held at the Weston Library

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The 'Institutiones grammaticae' of Priscian, books i-xvi (fol. 6), with the rubric for book xvii, beg. 'Ego Flaccus' (fol. 127v), for which see H. Keil's Grammatici Latini, iii. 107, here as colophon, and partly illegible. There are numerous marginal glosses, a few in Greek of the 16-17th-cent.

Fol. 3 is a passage concerning usury from a 13th-cent. Latin theological treatise. Fol. 5 contains brief medical recipes of the 15th cent.


  • Creation: Written in the early 14th century in England


131 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Barlow 36

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. 645

Custodial History

Fol. 6 has 'liber m[agistri] J. Malberthorpe' in a late 14th-cent. hand. On fol. 3 is 'A[nthony] à W[ood]'. There is a Hebrew inscription on fol. 5v.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 2/5 × 6 4/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom