Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Lat 272

General Information

Title Evangeliary
Shelfmarks MS Lat 272
Material vellum
Place of Origin Tours
Script, Hands

Portion of one bifolium, written in uncial script in two columns, probably at Tours. 

General Remarks

Contains text from the Gospel according to St. Mark (VIII, 33; IX, 6; IX, 20; and IX, 34).

Original Condition

Page Height 75 – 80 mm
Page Width at least 225 mm
Height of Written Area 75 – 80 mm
Width of Written Area 130 – 140 mm
Number of Columns 2
Width of Columns 110 – 125 mm
Number of Lines at least 10
Line Height 5 mm
More about the Condition

Fragment was apparently once used to reinforce a binding.

Current Condition

Dimensions 37.5 x 8 cm


  • De Ricci, 2308.

  •  Bond and Faye, 245.

  • E. K. Rand, Studies in the script of Tours, II, 1934, 86.