The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark R.9.10
Manuscript Title

Isidore, Etymologiae

Alternative Title

Isidori Etymologiae.

James Number 814
Century 13th14th
Physical Description

Double columns of 34 lines. Well written. The first leaves are torn and stained with ink.


Given by ?

After the colophon f.212 [225r], is (xiii, xiv) In Christo Ihesu memoriale Henrici Boydin de Rya. The book is most likely from a Kentish house.

Second Folio modo meas or elementa
Size (cm) 28.5 x 20
Folio 226 ff.
Material Parchment
Language Latin

112-912 1010 1112-1812 (wants 12).


No ff 132 -143 [Part of Book 12]

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1. f.1 Epistola Ysidori yspalensis episcopi ad Braulionem
Domino meo et dei seruo braulioni.
The letters of Braulio and Isidore occupy 3 whole leaves and end on f.4a
sicuti existit conscriptum stilo maiore.

2. f.4 Capitula

3. f.4b Text, the beginning almost illegible from ink stains
Liber xx ends on f.225a
ut uis morbi ignis ardore siccetur.
Expl. liber ethimologiarum vicesimus . beati ysidori yspalensis episcopi.

4. Table. On ff.225v-226v is an alphabetical table of contents in most exquisitely minute writing: there are sixteen columns on a page (8 of names, 8 of references) and 140 lines in each. A good deal of f.226 is torn away. The table ends in the letter P.

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