Durham Durham Cathedral MS B.II.10
Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS B.II.10
Summary TitleSt Jerome, Epistolae
Creation Date Start1080
Creation Date End1096
Creation Date Statementend 11th century
Collation FormulaI-XXIII8, XXIV3
Pages / Foliosi+187+i f.
Volume: Height33 cm
BindingStandard Tuckett binding, mid 19th century full brown calf over thick wooden boards (Charles Tuckett, binder to the British Museum, rebound most of the Cosin Manuscripts in the 19th century)
Secundo foliodifferamus quod loqui
Durham Cathedral MS B.2.10
Creation PlaceChrist Church Priory, Canterbury
Creator notes:Writes the first and second items Script:Protogothic Script notes:Identifiable as a hand from Christ Church Canterbury
Creator notes:Writes the third item Script:Protogothic Script notes:A Durham hand, probably the same as that found in B.II.35 (Gameson)
Main work introduced by a characteristic Canterbury initial, biography by a Durham initial.
Given to Durham Priory by William of St Calais before 1096.
Associated person:William of St Calais, -1096Role:(donor)
Evidence category: exlibris Content: Liber Sancti Cuthberti de Dunelmo Notes: f.1r late 12th century
Evidence category: inscription Content: C Epistole Jeronimi et vita eius Notes: f.1r 15th century (et vita eius has been added in a slightly later hand)
Evidence category: pressmark Content: Pi.X. Notes: f.1r 15th century
Evidence category: catalogue Content: C Epistolae Jeronimi et vita ejusdem iio fo. differamus quod loqui Notes: Cloister library catalogue 1395, DCL MS B.IV.46, f.22v under Libri Jeronimi
See online in context: http://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2tdf65v788n
Contained work:St Jerome, Epistolae - Table of contents
Notes:Contemporary with and in same hand as the Epistolae
Contained work:St Jerome, Epistolae
Notes:A collection of letters to, by or associated with St Jerome. Mynors notes a 9/10th century version in the Vatican Library, MS Vatican lat. 355 and 356 with the same contents which may be the source, and other British copies British Library Royal 6 C. xi, Royal 6 D. ii, Royal 6 D. iii; Oxford Bodley 365 and New College 129; Cambridge University Library Dd.2.7 and Kk.2.14; Pembroke College 232; Lincoln Cathedral MS 47; Aberdeen University 11.
Contained work:Pseudo-Sebastian of Monte Cassino, Vita Sancti Jeronimi
Catalogued:William of St Calais book donation list Reference citation:10
Notes:p.104-6, identifying many of the various letters Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/110/mode/2up
Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:038
Rud 1825 :- Codicum manuscriptorum ecclesiae cathedralis Dunelmensis catalogus classicus, descriptus a Thoma Rud ... cum appendice eos codices continente qui post catalogum confectum diversis temporibus comparati sunt, ed. Thomas Rud (Durham, 1825)
Mynors 1939 :- Mynors, R. A. B., Durham Cathedral manuscripts to the end of the twelfth century (Oxford: OUP, 1939)
Browne 1988 :- Browne, A. C., "Bishop William of St. Carilef's book donations to Durham Cathedral Priory", Scriptorium 42 (1988) 140-155.