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Glosses on the 'De Nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii', Written in the 9th century

MS. Auct. T. 2. 19
Held at the Weston Library

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Glosses on the 'De Nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii' (fol. 31v) of Martianus Capella, stated in the Clermont and Meerman sale catalogues to be by Remigius Autissiodorensis: beg. 'Incipiunt Glosae Martiani. Martianus in isto libro mixtim veritatem cum fabulis dixit': ends 'Marcidam, id est antiquam. ueternum. antiquum. Martiani Minei Felicis Capellae de Musica finit Glosa; θεοχαρες.'

The divisions as indicated by the rubrics (which give no name of the author) are:
  1. 'Glosae Martiani' (fol. 1)
  2. 'De Armonia caelestium motuum siderumque sonis' (fol. 11v)
  3. 'De Grammatical' (fols. 49)
  4. 'Dialectica' (fol. 54)
  5. 'Retorica' (fol. 73v)
  6. 'Geometria' (fol. 93)
  7. 'Arithmetica' (fol. 112)
  8. 'Astrologia' (fob 122v)
  9. 'Musica' (fol. 140)


  • Written in the 9th century


168 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Auct. T. 2. 19

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. 20628

Custodial History

MSS. Meerman Purchase List (1824) 50.

Custodial History

'Liber S. Vincentii ex parte fra ratrini' (the last word very doubtful [? Altrini. E.W.B.N.]: 10th or 11th cent.): the Meerman catalogue states that this refers to the abbey of St. Vincent at Metz. Owned and marked as no. 20619.

Physical Facet

On parchment


7 1/8 × 5 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom