The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark B.4.4
Manuscript Title Glossed Solomon
Alternative Title Libri Salomonis Glosati
James Number 118
Century 13th
Physical Description Text 23 lines to full page. Fairly well written: blue and red initials.
Provenance Given by Whitgift. From Christ Church, Canterbury.
Second Folio (text) tas legem
Religious House Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine Cathedral Priory (Christ Church)
Donor Whitgift, John (1530/31?–1604), Archbishop of Canterbury, Master of Trinity
Size (cm) 36.5 x 26
Folio 168 ff.
Material Parchment
Language Latin
Collation a12-o12.
Notes Cf. Edwards pp.135, 185. In Ingram, no.50 is: liber salomonis glosatus 2 fo. tas legem.
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1. f.1 Prologue of Jerome. Iungat epistola
Text. Parabolae Salomonis.
Gloss L. Parab. salom. secundum hebraicam.
R. latine similitude.
2. f.48b Ecclesiastes
3. f.64 Cantica
4. f.83b Sapientia
5. f.107b Ecclesiasticus


Ker, N. R., Medieval Libraries of Great Britain, Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks 3, 2nd edn (London, 1964)

James, M. R., The Ancient Libraries of Canterbury and Dover (Cambridge, 1903), pp. 507, 513

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