Commentarius in loca S. Scripturae


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

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.