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The James Catalogue Of Western Manuscripts


  • Shelfmark: B.4.5
  • James Number: 119  View Printed Catalogue Entry
  • Date: Cent. xii.
  • Physical Description: Double columns of 39 lines. Finely written, in the Canterbury hand. One fine outline initial on f.1 having a dragon with foliage issuing from his mouth.
  • Provenance: 

    From Christ Church, Canterbury. Edwards, p.122. Augustinus super epistolas Pauli videlicet ad Romanos et primam ad Corinthios.

    On f.229b is
    Thomas Griffith,
    A Duw a digon
    φύλασσϵ ακακίαν .κ.ϊ.λ.--άνθρῳ ϵίρηνικώ. Ps. (xxxvi. 37.)

    Ingram no.118: Flores Bede prima pars 2 fo. illic positum est. Vol. ii. is at Oxford (Bodl. 317).

  • Religious House:   Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine Cathedral Priory (Christ Church)
  • Donor: Given by Whitgift.
  • Size (cms): 36.5 x 27
  • Support: Vellum
  • Language: Latin
  • Century: 12th century
  • Folio: 229 ff.
  • Collation:  i8-xxix8 (wants 6-8 blank). The quires are signed in red Roman numerals with a line above and below, on the lower margin of the last leaf of each quire.
  • Second Folio:    illic positum
  • At the top of f.1 are two large inscriptions
    (a) xiii. Prima pars super Epistolas pauli.
    (b) xiv, xv. Flores bede de libris augustini super epistolas pauli.

    Title in blue, scarlet and green capitals occupying the first column.
    In nomine D. N. I. C. inc. Ep. b. Pauli ap. ad Romanos.
    Paulus serous -ad resurrectionem mortuorum I. C. D. N.
    Inc. expositio b. Augustini ep. in Epistola ad Romanos.
    Paulus apostolus qui cum saulus.
    Ends on f.123 col.1. atque immutabilitate nature.
    Expl. Expositio Epistole ad Romanos (capitals, as before).

    2. f.123 Inc. Expositio Epistole prime ad Corinthios (similar capitals)
    (P)aulus primo Saulus hoc est primo superbus.
    Ends f.229a donec dominus redeat.
    Expl. Exp. b. Aug. in Epistola prima ad Corinthios.
    The text of the Epistles is in red throughout.
    The compilation is that of Florus Lugdunensis. P.L. cxix. 279.

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