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Wisdom of Solomon – Fragment

Parchment · 2 leaves · 1235 – 1245 CE; 1300 – 1400 CE · Paris · 160 x 110 mm


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Lat 441.3
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Fragment of the Wisdom of Solomon including all of chapters 15-18 and part of 14 and 19, possibly used by Franciscans at Oxford (based on the marginalia and the numbering of lines of the text).

Fragment begins at: Wisdom 14:14 “illorum finis inventus est…” ;

Ends at: Wisdom 19:13 “…alii quidem ignotos non recipiebant” ;

Preceding fragment would end at: “supervacuitas enim hominum venit in orbem terrarum et ideo brevis“ ;

Next fragment is Houghton MS Lat 441.

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