Commentarius in loca S. Scripturae


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Lat 5

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+" (Not Printed)

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General Information

Title: Commentarius in loca S. Scripturae

Shelfmarks: MS Lat 5

Material: vellum

Place of Origin: Germany

Script, Hands:

Written in Germany by two scribes in a gothic bookhand; title written in a 19th-cent. hand (?).

Original Condition

Page Height: 225 mm

Page Width: 160 mm

Height of Written Area: 190 mm

Width of Written Area: 135 – 140 mm

Number of Columns: 2

Width of Columns: 70 mm

Number of Lines: 40

Line Height: 5 mm

Current Condition

Dimensions: 23 cm

More about the Current Condition:

In a modern limp paper binding, replacing modern sheepskin binding (preserved in Curatorial Files)


  • Content Item
    • Persons:
    • Text Language: Latin
    • Title: Sermones de sanctis
    • Content Description:

      Fragment, containing 24 of the original 106 sermons, beginning with John the Baptist (24.VI) and ending perfectly with Bartholomew (24.VIII).


  • Laura Light, Catalogue of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the Houghton Library, Harvard University, I, pp. 5-6.

  • De Ricci, 976.