Manuscript: Bodleian Lat. misc. a.3, fol. 49

Description (from Update of Ker's Catalogue)

Ker 1957: 'Untraced (formerly Libri and Phillipps)'. Listed in Supplement

Glossary

Part of an alphabetical glossary of obscure Latin words. The glossary is written as continuous text, rather than in columns, with each NLS Adv. MS 15.1.18, no. 1: facelemma (i.e. the word that is being commented on) separated from its interpretamentum (i.e. the additional information about the lemma) by a punctus.  

entries for a (abacus) to (fu). 

which about one-third of the glosses are in Old English.
The glossary begins on f. 1r with 'Abacus .i. mensa pingentis. stilus. tabula. uel uirga geometricalis'.

Opening to BL, Harley 3376
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As noted, the glossary in Harley 3326 is incomplete, ending part way through f on f. 94v: 'Future mercis toweardes gestreon. Fu. grece parum uel farum'

Final line of BL, Harley 3376
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BL Contents: with some words beginning with z inserted in the entry for the letter d . Most words are glossed in Latin, with about one third having Old English glosses as explanations of the Latin glosses and a few words having Old English glosses only. The contents are related to that of Epinal, Bibliotheque Municipale MS 72, Erfurt, Stadtbucherei Amplonianus MS F. 42 and Corpus Christi College MS 114, but with added material.Decoration: Some initials highlighted in red.;[BL]

Seventeen words beginning with the letter Z occur in the middle of D (f. 53), but have been cancelled.

OE glosses in Harley pr., with their lemmata, Wright-Wiilcker 1884, 192 (no. 6): corrections to this edition by Napier 1906, 356-7, s.vv. fnmrettan, gerecan, and by Boll 1904, footnotes to pp. II, 15, 17, 28, 36, 38: see also footnote to gl. 326 in Napier 1900, no. 1.

A skilled forward-sloping black hand.

In Old English, a and s are regularly caroline

#39408 #39652 #40965 #40986

#41013 #39927 #39525

In Latin, g is regularly insular in the abbreviations of the word grece

In Latin, the form of caroline g is like a figure 8, with the lower loop larger than the upper

#66218 #66219

Ker, Catalogue of Anglo-Saxon, 1957

  • 240. BRITISH MUSEUM, HARLEY 3376.+ ;soDLEI.A~, LA T. MISC. a. 3· f. 49+ I f. untraced (formerly Llbn and Phllhpps)
  • Glossary s. x/xi
  • An alphabetical glossary of rare words in which about one-third of the glosses are in OE. Beg. 'Abacus .i. mensa pingentis. stilus. tabula. uel uirga geometricalis'. Harley ends 'Future mercis toweardes gestreon. Fu. grece parum uel farum'. Seventeen words beginning with the letter Z occur in the middle of D (f. 53), but have been cancelled. OE glosses in Harley pr., with their lemmata, Wright-Wiilcker 1884, 192 (no. 6): correc- tions to this edition by Napier 1906, 356-7, s.vv. fnmrettan, gerecan, and by Boll 1904, footnotes to pp. II, 15, 17, 28, 36, 38: see also footnote to gl. 326 in Napier 1900, no. 1.
  • The leaf in the Bodleian contains words beginning with the letters In. About 40 of the glosses are in OE, so far as the leaf is legible: one side of it has suffered from exposure. The leaf contains more glossary material in the margins than does any leaf of Harley. The untraced Libri-Phillipps leaf contained words beginning with the letters Is. An OE gloss is pr. from the facsim. of 2 lines of this leaf in the Libri sale catalogue, Napier 1900, no. 6o.
  • The glossary is arranged in alphabetical groups, according to the first two letters of the lemmata. OE glosses are usually interlined, but sometimes, especially ff. 81-94, they are on the same line as the lemmata or in the · margin. Those lemmata in Harley which are glossed in OE are regularly underlined, and the number of OE glosses on each page recorded in the lower margin, probably by Joscelyn, whose extracts from this manuscript are in Lambeth Palace MS. 692, f. 34; Lemmata are not underlined on the Bodleian leaf. Sources of the glossary are noted by Napier 1900, xii, by Lubke in Archiv fur das Studium der neueren Sprachen, lxxxv (1890), 403, by F. J. H. Jenkinson, Hisperica Famina, 1908, p. xiv, and by 0. Schlutter in Anglia, xxxi (1908), 525, and Modern Language Notes, xv (1900), 210. For evidence that the disjecta membra were part of Harley 3376 see N. R. Kerin Brit. Mus. Quarterly, xiv (1940), 8o. The leaf in the Bodleian is. considerably larger than any of the other leaves, which appear to have been cut down by varying amounts.
  • Pencilled writing, partly legible, in the margins of ff. I6-I7 is in English, s. xiii. Beg. 'in on efnigge stille per istod. swetest alre pingge gledede mi mod': f. I6v begins 'brihture pen pe daisei him pet me longgei5': f. I7 ends 'min heorte beginnei5 to colden [ .... )'. Linguistic forms are Western, e.g. sunful, mon, leornen, muchele. On f. 49 'forweret' is in the margin, s. xiii, opposite the words 'decrepita. forweren'. The gloss 'guohioc' to 'corupeta' on f. 43 is Celtic, as noted by 0. Schlutter in Anglia, xxxiii. I37·
  • Ff. iii+94+iii in London; I leaf in Oxford; I leaf untraced. Modern paper fly- leaves. Collation, &c., of Harley ff. I-94: I6+2 leaves before I (ff. I-2), 210, 3-58, 68+ I leaf after 5 (f. 48), 7-88, 98+ I leaf after 8 (f. 76), IO four (ff. 77-8o), II 14• c. 2I2 X I48 mm.: written space c. ISO-I6S X IOO-IOS mm.: I3 or I4 widely spaced long lines on ff. I-3, I9-42; IS or I6lines on ff. 42v-94; I8 or I9lines on ff. 3v-I8v: double bounding lines on ff. I-I8; elsewhere single: parchment varying in size and quality: binding of s. xix. Lat. misc. a. 3, f. 49 measures 295 X205 mm.: written space I98 X82 mm.: 20 long lines.
  • A skilled forward-sloping black hand. In OE a and s are regularly caroline: in Latin g is regularly insular in the abbreviations of the word grece: the form of caroline g is like a figure 8, with the lower loop larger than the upper. Facsim. of 2 lines of the untraced leaf in Libri Manuscripts I859, pl. 36.
  • Probably from the west of England (see above). Harley was used by Joscelyn. It was acquired from Warburton for the Harleian collection at the same time as no. 237. The Bodleian leaf is part of a collection of fragments bought from Messrs. Robinson in I953: the fragments belonged to the Phillipps collection and the leaf is presumably one of the two which Phillipps bought in the Libri sale, 28 March I859, lot III8. It shows signs of having been used in binding, probably as a wrapper, and had evidently been detached from the main manuscript already before Joscelyn's time, since he did not underline words on it or quote from it in his Lambeth glossary (MS. 692).

Ker, "Supplement" (1976)

  • The untraced leaf is now in the Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (Pryce MS P2A: 1). The text from it and the other ninety-five leaves is printed The Harley Latin-Old English Glossary, ed. R. T . Oliphant (The Hague, 1966). The Kansas leaf was bought by Frank Glenn of Kansas City from the Robinson Trust, 16 Pall Mall, London, and was sold by him to the University in 1954 with other fragments.
  • Source: N.R. Ker (1976). "A Supplement to Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon". Anglo-Saxon England, 5, pp. 121-131: http://journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S0263675100000818

Current location

Repository
Bodleian Library
Town or City
Oxford
Shelfmark
Lat. misc. a.3

Other information

Name
Harley Glossary
Catalogue Numbers
G. 436
K. 240
Format
Unspecified
Date
Unspecified
Origin
W England (Worcester?) , Linguistic forms
W England (Worcester?) , Linguistic forms
W England (Worcester?) , Linguistic forms

Update of Ker's Catalogue

Ker 1957: 'Untraced (formerly Libri and Phillipps)'. Listed in Supplement

Glossary

Part of an alphabetical glossary of obscure Latin words. The glossary is written as continuous text, rather than in columns, with each NLS Adv. MS 15.1.18, no. 1: facelemma (i.e. the word that is being commented on) separated from its interpretamentum (i.e. the additional information about the lemma) by a punctus.  

entries for a (abacus) to (fu). 

which about one-third of the glosses are in Old English.
The glossary begins on f. 1r with 'Abacus .i. mensa pingentis. stilus. tabula. uel uirga geometricalis'.

Opening to BL, Harley 3376
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As noted, the glossary in Harley 3326 is incomplete, ending part way through f on f. 94v: 'Future mercis toweardes gestreon. Fu. grece parum uel farum'

Final line of BL, Harley 3376
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BL Contents: with some words beginning with z inserted in the entry for the letter d . Most words are glossed in Latin, with about one third having Old English glosses as explanations of the Latin glosses and a few words having Old English glosses only. The contents are related to that of Epinal, Bibliotheque Municipale MS 72, Erfurt, Stadtbucherei Amplonianus MS F. 42 and Corpus Christi College MS 114, but with added material.Decoration: Some initials highlighted in red.;[BL]

Seventeen words beginning with the letter Z occur in the middle of D (f. 53), but have been cancelled.

OE glosses in Harley pr., with their lemmata, Wright-Wiilcker 1884, 192 (no. 6): corrections to this edition by Napier 1906, 356-7, s.vv. fnmrettan, gerecan, and by Boll 1904, footnotes to pp. II, 15, 17, 28, 36, 38: see also footnote to gl. 326 in Napier 1900, no. 1.

A skilled forward-sloping black hand.

In Old English, a and s are regularly caroline

#39408 #39652 #40965 #40986

#41013 #39927 #39525

In Latin, g is regularly insular in the abbreviations of the word grece

In Latin, the form of caroline g is like a figure 8, with the lower loop larger than the upper

#66218 #66219

Ker, Catalogue of Anglo-Saxon, 1957

  • 240. BRITISH MUSEUM, HARLEY 3376.+ ;soDLEI.A~, LA T. MISC. a. 3· f. 49+ I f. untraced (formerly Llbn and Phllhpps)
  • Glossary s. x/xi
  • An alphabetical glossary of rare words in which about one-third of the glosses are in OE. Beg. 'Abacus .i. mensa pingentis. stilus. tabula. uel uirga geometricalis'. Harley ends 'Future mercis toweardes gestreon. Fu. grece parum uel farum'. Seventeen words beginning with the letter Z occur in the middle of D (f. 53), but have been cancelled. OE glosses in Harley pr., with their lemmata, Wright-Wiilcker 1884, 192 (no. 6): correc- tions to this edition by Napier 1906, 356-7, s.vv. fnmrettan, gerecan, and by Boll 1904, footnotes to pp. II, 15, 17, 28, 36, 38: see also footnote to gl. 326 in Napier 1900, no. 1.
  • The leaf in the Bodleian contains words beginning with the letters In. About 40 of the glosses are in OE, so far as the leaf is legible: one side of it has suffered from exposure. The leaf contains more glossary material in the margins than does any leaf of Harley. The untraced Libri-Phillipps leaf contained words beginning with the letters Is. An OE gloss is pr. from the facsim. of 2 lines of this leaf in the Libri sale catalogue, Napier 1900, no. 6o.
  • The glossary is arranged in alphabetical groups, according to the first two letters of the lemmata. OE glosses are usually interlined, but sometimes, especially ff. 81-94, they are on the same line as the lemmata or in the · margin. Those lemmata in Harley which are glossed in OE are regularly underlined, and the number of OE glosses on each page recorded in the lower margin, probably by Joscelyn, whose extracts from this manuscript are in Lambeth Palace MS. 692, f. 34; Lemmata are not underlined on the Bodleian leaf. Sources of the glossary are noted by Napier 1900, xii, by Lubke in Archiv fur das Studium der neueren Sprachen, lxxxv (1890), 403, by F. J. H. Jenkinson, Hisperica Famina, 1908, p. xiv, and by 0. Schlutter in Anglia, xxxi (1908), 525, and Modern Language Notes, xv (1900), 210. For evidence that the disjecta membra were part of Harley 3376 see N. R. Kerin Brit. Mus. Quarterly, xiv (1940), 8o. The leaf in the Bodleian is. considerably larger than any of the other leaves, which appear to have been cut down by varying amounts.
  • Pencilled writing, partly legible, in the margins of ff. I6-I7 is in English, s. xiii. Beg. 'in on efnigge stille per istod. swetest alre pingge gledede mi mod': f. I6v begins 'brihture pen pe daisei him pet me longgei5': f. I7 ends 'min heorte beginnei5 to colden [ .... )'. Linguistic forms are Western, e.g. sunful, mon, leornen, muchele. On f. 49 'forweret' is in the margin, s. xiii, opposite the words 'decrepita. forweren'. The gloss 'guohioc' to 'corupeta' on f. 43 is Celtic, as noted by 0. Schlutter in Anglia, xxxiii. I37·
  • Ff. iii+94+iii in London; I leaf in Oxford; I leaf untraced. Modern paper fly- leaves. Collation, &c., of Harley ff. I-94: I6+2 leaves before I (ff. I-2), 210, 3-58, 68+ I leaf after 5 (f. 48), 7-88, 98+ I leaf after 8 (f. 76), IO four (ff. 77-8o), II 14• c. 2I2 X I48 mm.: written space c. ISO-I6S X IOO-IOS mm.: I3 or I4 widely spaced long lines on ff. I-3, I9-42; IS or I6lines on ff. 42v-94; I8 or I9lines on ff. 3v-I8v: double bounding lines on ff. I-I8; elsewhere single: parchment varying in size and quality: binding of s. xix. Lat. misc. a. 3, f. 49 measures 295 X205 mm.: written space I98 X82 mm.: 20 long lines.
  • A skilled forward-sloping black hand. In OE a and s are regularly caroline: in Latin g is regularly insular in the abbreviations of the word grece: the form of caroline g is like a figure 8, with the lower loop larger than the upper. Facsim. of 2 lines of the untraced leaf in Libri Manuscripts I859, pl. 36.
  • Probably from the west of England (see above). Harley was used by Joscelyn. It was acquired from Warburton for the Harleian collection at the same time as no. 237. The Bodleian leaf is part of a collection of fragments bought from Messrs. Robinson in I953: the fragments belonged to the Phillipps collection and the leaf is presumably one of the two which Phillipps bought in the Libri sale, 28 March I859, lot III8. It shows signs of having been used in binding, probably as a wrapper, and had evidently been detached from the main manuscript already before Joscelyn's time, since he did not underline words on it or quote from it in his Lambeth glossary (MS. 692).

Ker, "Supplement" (1976)

  • The untraced leaf is now in the Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (Pryce MS P2A: 1). The text from it and the other ninety-five leaves is printed The Harley Latin-Old English Glossary, ed. R. T . Oliphant (The Hague, 1966). The Kansas leaf was bought by Frank Glenn of Kansas City from the Robinson Trust, 16 Pall Mall, London, and was sold by him to the University in 1954 with other fragments.
  • Source: N.R. Ker (1976). "A Supplement to Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon". Anglo-Saxon England, 5, pp. 121-131: http://journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S0263675100000818

Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts (G. 436)

[see no. 436]

Glossary+*: s. x/xi

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