Durham Durham Cathedral MS B.II.13

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Current locationDurham Cathedral
Current ShelfmarkDurham Cathedral MS B.II.13
Summary TitleSt Augustine, Commentary on the Psalms (part 2, Psalms 51-100)
Creation Date Start1080
Creation Date End1096
Creation Date Statementend of 11th century
Collation Formula1-268,275 (i.e.6-8 cancelled)
Pages / Foliosi+227+i f
Page: Lines38
Columns2
Volume: Height36 cm
Width26.5 cm
BindingStandard Tuckett binding, mid 19th century full brown calf over thick wooden boards with 2 metal clasps (Charles Tuckett, binder to the British Museum, rebound many Durham manuscripts in the mid 19th century)
Secundo folioQuid enim
IIIF manifest:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m1j92g744x
Digitised online:https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m1j92g744x.html
Media FormatManuscript
Durham Cathedral MS B.2.13


Creation PlaceNormandy

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:Writes f.1-30, apart from two minor additions by others Script:Proto-Gothic

Creator role:scribe Creator:Carilef Bible scribe Creator notes:f.23 Script:Late Caroline Minuscule

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:f.29r - a few lines Script:Late Caroline Minuscule

Creator role:scribe

Creator notes:f.31-110; after this it is difficult to discern if it is the same hand developing or others Script:Late Caroline Minuscule with Proto-Gothic Script notes:See Gullick 1990, p.67

Creator role:illustrator Creator:Robert Benjamin Creator notes:Initials on f.102r (a portrait of William of St Calais and Robert Benjamin), f.181v


Decoration:


The second of three volumes of this work presented to Durham Priory by William of St Calais before 1096

Associated person:William of St Calais, -1096Role:(donor)

Associated person:Robert BenjaminRole:(artist)


Evidence category: inscription Content: Liber Sancti cuthberti Notes: f.7r




Evidence category: catalogue Content: WSCBL-4 Notes: William of St Calais book donation list
See online in context: https://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2mcz30ps641&canvas=t2txs55mc048



Evidence category: catalogue Content: K. Augustinus super secundam partem Psalterii, scilicet a Psalmo L usque ad Psalmum Centesimum iio fo. Quid enim Notes: Cloister library catalogue 1395 (DCL MS B.IV.46), f.23v under Libri Augustini
See online in context: http://iiif.durham.ac.uk/index.html?manifest=t2msn009x76t&canvas=t2t5425k9757



Evidence category: pressmark Content: k Notes: f.7r




Evidence category: exlibris Content: Augustinus super secundam partem psalterii De communi libraria Monachorum Dunelmis Notes: f.7r




Evidence category: pressmark Content: 2a 2i X Notes: f.7r




Contained work:Tabula, Durham Cathedral MS B.II.13
Location:f.1-6

Notes:An alphabetical index to the contents of this volume, added about 300 years after the manuscript was written, on 6 inserted leaves.


Contained work:Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos
Location:f.7-226r

Notes:Commentary on Psalms 51-100


MLGB3http://mlgb3.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/mlgb/book/2150/


Catalogued:Rud 1825


Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/RudDCLmss/rudmsMETSfile.xml#page/116/mode/2up


Catalogued:Mynors 1939 Reference citation:031

Online:http://reed.dur.ac.uk/xtf/view?docId=bookreader/MynorsDCM/METSmynors.xml#page/34/mode/2up


Catalogued:Gameson 1999 Reference citation:224


Catalogued:Gameson 2010 Reference citation:11




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.

Gullick 1990 :- Gullick, Michael, "The scribe of the Carilef Bible: a new look at some late-eleventh-century Durham Cathedral manuscripts" in Brownrigg, L. L., ed., Medieval book production: assessing the evidence. Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, Oxford, July 1988 (Los Altos Hills, Calif.: Anderson-Lovelace, 1990), 61-83

Gameson 1999 :- Gameson, Richard, The manuscripts of early Norman England (c.1066-1130) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999)

Gameson 2010 :- Gameson, Richard, ed., Manuscript treasures of Durham Cathedral, Richard Gameson with contributions by A. I. Doyle, John McKinnell, David Rollason, and Lynda Rollason and with a foreword by the Dean of Durham (London: Third Millennium Publishing, 2010)