Fragmenta Manuscripta

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Fragmenta Manuscripta

Description

​Fragmenta Manuscripta is a collection of over 200 manuscript leaves and fragments dating from the eighth to the seventeenth century. Originally gathered by seventeenth century book collector John Bagford, the collection offers scholars examples of book hands, decorations, and texts.

Relation

The Fragmenta Manuscripta collection has been completely digitized and is also available through the Digital Scriptorium

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Lectionary for the office
Explicit: In tribus noctibus ante pascha domini leguntur tres primae lectiones in una quaque nocte declamationes Hierimie prophetae

De orthographia
Contents: Verso - Contains the end of Priscian's De nomine (column B, line 14), followed by three passages relating to grammar, of which the second is by Audax, and the third is attributed to Jerome. Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St.…

Sacramentary
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258…

Bible
Contents: Contains parts of Micah, Nahum, Habacuc. "top ctr: verso; right top: Habakkuk II; bottom right: 10th c E. A. Lowe" (Voigts, handwritten)

De ecclesiasticis sacramentis et officiis
Contents: Contains part of Sermon IV, "De sacramentis dedicationis."

De fide catholica ex veteri et novo testamento
Contents: Contains parts of Book I, chapters 16, 17 and the very beginning of 18.

Breviary with neumes
Contents: Music: Neumes

Moralia in Job
Contents: Letter of Bernhard Bischoff to M. Gatch, 13.x.77, "Warscheinlich ist das Stueck ein Membrum disiectum zu CLA viii.1144 (und zu CLA ii.155)." [handwritten note by Gould]. Contains Greg. Mor. In Job lib 35, c 11/12.

De civitate Dei
Contents: Contains part of xvii.23, 24, and xviii.1.

Penitential text
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258…

Enarrationes in Psalmos
Contents: Contains part of the commentary on Ps. 74.

Bible, glossed
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258…

Bible commentary on Canticle of Canticles
Contents: Contains part of chapter 3.

 In psalterium expositio
Contents: Pertains to Pss. 135, 136.

Homeliae in Evangelia
Contents: Contains in Evangelia 34, 11ff

Psalter, glossed
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258…

Decretalsglossed
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258…

Breviary
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258…

Enarrationes in Psalmos
Contents: Contains part of commentary on Ps. 74.

Contents: Text is continuous from recto to verso, with Ps. 105, vv. 6-25, the page break occurring in v. 15.

Lectionary
Contents: Contains texts for Monday and Tuesday of Passion Week

Civil law with gloss
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258…

Contents: Contains parts of Pars Septima, chapters 11, 15-17 with the recto/verso designations switched in the present cataloguing.

Epistulae
Contents: Contains part of a letter of Arnulf of Lisieux to pope Alexander III.

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