DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/18Isaiah, glossed (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Two separated pieces from the upper part of a single leaf; on the recto of the second piece a few letters of the text survive down the left hand edge and these fit the words missing from the right hand line endings of the first piece.

Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t2mxg94hp598.html

Physical description of manuscript


Extent: 2 pieces
Size: 153 mm x 120 mm

Condition of manuscriptSome inking gone through being pasted down.

No pricking visible. Written space calculable as about 140 mm wide. Ruled in sharp gray. 10 lines of the marginal gloss occupy 53 mm; the text is written in a column of varying width, on alternate lines of the marginal gloss, or, where the interlinear gloss is double-banked, on every third line. Informal side-notes.


Written in textualis


Blue and red alternating cadels; blue initial 3 lines high surrounded with red ink scrollwork.

Manuscript history

Written in northern France ?, early 12th century.


Former pastedowns, with stains from turn-ins of brown covering, from Shelfmark of source: Routh XXII.G.31 - Themistiou philosophou, tou kai Euphradous epiklēthentos logoi tessareskaideka (Geneva: excudebat Henricus Stephanus, 1562), late 16th/early 17th century binding, calf, blind fillets, central blind stamp on front and back boards, with the ownership inscription of “Tho. Bingus” Former reference: Portfolio I/18 (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).

Manuscript contents
Original title: Isaiah, glossed
Incipit: et abraim nesciuit
Explicit: peccauimus in ipsis
Language: Latin

Isaiah 63:16 18 and 64:2 5, with gloss. 11+ text lines and 22+ marginal gloss survive.

Edited: Peter Lombard, Commentarium in Psalmos

Digitised material for Two pieces from leaf of Isaiah, glossed - DUL Add.MS.1950/A/18
Digitised March 2018