Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 163 (2016)

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163 (2016)

Date
Medieval Provenance

General Information

Ker

304

Gnuess/Lapidge

555

Summary

Cædmon's Hymn appears as an addition in the margin of a copy of Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica, which contains also four glosses in Old English. A Latin-Old English glossary on fols 250-51. Ker (1957, p. 358) observes that the 'manuscript appears to have been at Peterborough by s. xiiin'.

Manuscript Items
  1. Item: fol. 152v

     

    • Title (A.32.2): Cædmon's Hymn: West Saxon Version

      Incipit: ( fol. 152v) (beginning of line illegible) ƿe sc (part illegible) an | (second line illegible) | (most of line illegible) his | (most of line illegible) c | (entire line illegible) | (most of line illegible) lc | (most of line illegible) d | (end of inicipit illegible)

      Explicit: (fol. 152v) (beginning of explicit illegible) st | (beginning of line illegible) bearnum | (beginning of line illegible) rofe | (line illegible) | (line illegible) | (most of line illegible) e | (most of line illegible) r tida | (beginning of line illegible) m on f (one graph illegible, probably 'o') ldum | (beginning of line lost due to trimming) a ælmihtig.

      Note: An attempt was made to erase it and it was further damaged by a binder. Partly illegible.

      Bibliography:

      Ker 1957, p. 358

      O'Brien O'Keeffe 2003

      O'Donnell 2005

         

    • Item: fol. 66r

       

    • Item: fol. 111

       

      • Title (C.45.3.3.EM): Gloss to 'Historia Ecclesiastica'

        Addition: (fol. 111v) greðe (glossing Latin 'dosalem')

        Text Language: English and Latin

        Bibliography:

        Ker 1957, p. 358

        O'Brien O'Keeffe 2003

           

      • Item: fol. 112r

         

      • Item: fol. 154

         

        • Title (C.45.3.1.EM): Gloss to 'Historia Ecclesiastica'

          Addition: (fol. 154r) pylu (glossing Latin 'ceruical')

          Text Language: English and Latin

          Bibliography:

          Ker 1957, p. 358

          O'Brien O'Keeffe 2003

             

        • Item: fol. 250r

           

          • Title (D.23): Latin-Old English Glossary: [lemmata mostly from Aldhelm, De laude virginitate]

            Incipit: (fol. 250r) smeagende (glossing Latin 'disputantes')

            Explicit: ( fol. 250r) (the explicit is illegible)

            Text Language: English and Latin

            Bibliography:

            Ker 1957, p. 358

            O'Brien O'Keeffe 2003


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          Additional Information

          Administration Information

          Described by Owen Roberson with the assistance of Sanne van der Schee, with reference to published scholarship (2010; 2013).


          History

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          Bibliography

          Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 304

          Napier, A. S., Old English Glosses, Anecdota Oxoniensia, Mediaeval and Modern Series, xi (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1900)

          O'Brien O'Keeffe, Katherine Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Microfiche Facsimile, Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2003), vol. 10

          O'Donnell, Daniel Paul, ed., Cædmon's Hymn: A Multimedia Study, Edition and Archive (Woodbridge: Brewer, 2005)