Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 033: Glossed Gospels of Mark and John

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CCCC MS 33, dating to the late twelfth or early thirteenth century, is a manuscript containing the Gospels of Mark and John, with extensive marginal commentary and glossing. At the end of the manuscript is a copy, with commentary, of William de Montibus' (d.1213) poem beginning Poeniteas cito. M. R. James suggested that the manuscript may originate from St Albans, but Neil Ker rejected this provenance. The hand is very fine, and the manuscript contains some attractive illuminated historiated and ornamental initials.
Glossed Gospel of St Mark -- Glossed Gospel of St John -- Poeniteas cito


Alternative title Marcus et Johannes Glosati
Type of resource mixed material
Extent ff. 151 + 1
Date created [ca. 1100 - 1225]
Language Latin
Material Vellum
Layout text 19 lines, gloss about double
Height (mm) 338
Width (mm) 220
Collation 1 flyleaf, 1(6) 2(8) 3(10)-8(10) (10 canc.) | 9(10)-15(10) 16(6) 17 (two).
Writing very finely written
Foliation ff. i + 1-151
Provenance Possibly from St Albans.
2 fo. et perfecti

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M.R. James Date xii-xiii early
Downloadable James Catalogue Record
Superseded Interim Catalogue Record
TJames 232
Stanley P. 2
Location MS 033
Repository UK, Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Parker Library

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