Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 340 + Bodley 342 (2404-05)

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340 + Bodley 342 (2404-05)

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General Information

Ker

309

Gnuess/Lapidge

569

Summary

A two-volume homiliary written in s. xiin. Bodley 342, fols 203-18 were added in s. ximed, and they contain Ælfric's homilies for St Andrew, the patron saint of Rochester. The scribe who copied these additional homilies also made numerous alterations and additions between the lines. The manuscript was probably at Rochester in s. xi.

Manuscript Items
  1. Item: Bodley 342, fols 203r-04v

     

    • Title (B.1.2.8): Ælfric, Second Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies II]: First Sunday in Lent

      Incipit: (fol. 203r) Sƿa hƿa sƿa sylð anum þurstigum menn | ceald ƿæter on minum naman

      Explicit: (fol. 204v) Mid þam libbað. | ˥rixað. on lichaman ˥on saƿle on eal | ra ƿorulda ƿoruld. ameN

      Text Language: English and Latin

      Bibliography:

      Ker 1957, p. 366, art. 76

      Wilcox 2008

         

    • Item: Bodley 342, fols 204v-06r

       

      • Title (B.1.2.6): Ælfric, Second Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies II]: Septuagesima

        Incipit: (fol. 204v) [S]imle (no 's' at beginning) est regnum celorum homini pa | tri familias. qui exiit primo mane. | eno 's' at beginning hælend sƿæð þætheofonan rice ƿære | gelic sumum hiredes ealdre. se ðe | ferde on ærnemerien. ˥ ƿolde hyri | an ƿyrhtan into his ƿinearde;

        Explicit: (fol. 206r) sƿa sƿa halford his hired on his eal | le (ends abruptly)

        Text Language: English and Latin

        Bibliography:

        Ker 1957, pp. 366, art. 77

        Wilcox 2008

           

      • Item: Bodley 342, fols 206v-11v

         

        • Title (B.1.1.40): Ælfric, First Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies I]: Andrew

          Rubric (initial): (fol. 206v) .II. kalendas. NATALE SANCTI ANDREE. APOSTOLI.

          Incipit: (fol. 206v) Ambulans iesus iuxta mare galileae. & reliqua. | Crist on sumere ride ferde ƿið ða galileiscan sæ

          Explicit: (fol. 11v) geornlice gefelle. ˥ healde þurh ðone þe leofað ˥ rixað a buton ænde. AMEN.

          Text Language: English and Latin

          Bibliography:

          Ker 1957, pp. 366, art. 78

          Wilcox 2008

             

        • Item: Bodley 342, fols 211v-18r

           

          • Title (B.1.1.40.1.EM): Ælfric, Homily I, 38, Andrew

            Rubric (initial): (fol. 211v) EODEM DIE PASSIO SANCTI . ANDREA. APOSTOLI

            Incipit: (fol. 322v) Se apostol andreas

            Explicit: (fol. 218r) a to ƿiðan feore. (Ends imperfectly. Part of lines on fol. 128 lost because outer part of folio was cut off)

            Text Language: English and Latin

            Bibliography:

            Ker 1957, p. 366-37, art. 79

            Wilcox 2008


          Object Description

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          Hand Description


          Additional Information

          Administration Information

          Manuscript described by Takako Kato with the assistance of Hollie Morgan and Sanne van der Schee with reference to published scholarship (2010; 2013).


          History

          Provenance

          Rochester

          Bibliography

          Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 309

          Wilcox, J., Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Microfiche Facsimile (Tempe: Arizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2008), vol. 17: Homilies by Ælfric and other Homilies