Edited by Orietta Da Rold, Takako Kato, Mary Swan and Elaine Treharne

(University of Leicester, 2010; last update 2013)

http://www.le.ac.uk/ee/em1060to1220, ISBN 095323195X

The Production and Use of English Manuscripts 1060 to 1220

Takako Kato

Oxford, Bodleian library, Bodley 340 + Bodley 342 (2404-05)

Oxford, Bodleian library, Bodley 340 + Bodley 342 (2404-05)

The Production and Use of English Manuscripts: 1060 to 1220

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Homilies and additions

Date: s. ximed

Summary:

A two-volume homiliary written in s. xiin. Bodley 342, fols 203-18 were added in s. ximed, and they contain Ælfric's homilies for St Andrew, the patron saint of Rochester. The scribe who copied these additional homilies also made numerous alterations and additions between the lines. The manuscript was probably at Rochester in s. xi.

Manuscript Items:
  1. Item: Bodley 342, fols 203r-04v

      Title (B.1.2.8): Ælfric, Second Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies II]: First Sunday in Lent

      Incipit: (fol. 203r) Sƿa hƿa sƿa sylð anum þurstigum menn | ceald ƿæter on minum naman

      Explicit: (fol. 204v) Mid þam libbað. | ˥rixað. on lichaman ˥on saƿle on eal | ra ƿorulda ƿoruld. ameN

      Text Language: English and Latin

      Bibliography:

  2. Item: Bodley 342, fols 204v-06r

      Title (B.1.2.6): Ælfric, Second Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies II]: Septuagesima

      Incipit: (fol. 204v) [S]imle (no 's' at beginning) est regnum celorum homini pa | tri familias. qui exiit primo mane. | eno 's' at beginning hælend sƿæð þætheofonan rice ƿære | gelic sumum hiredes ealdre. se ðe | ferde on ærnemerien. ˥ ƿolde hyri | an ƿyrhtan into his ƿinearde;

      Explicit: (fol. 206r) sƿa sƿa halford his hired on his eal | le (ends abruptly)

      Text Language: English and Latin

      Bibliography:

  3. Item: Bodley 342, fols 206v-11v

      Title (B.1.1.40): Ælfric, First Series of Homilies [Catholic Homilies I]: Andrew

      Rubric (initial): (fol. 206v) .II. kalendas. NATALE SANCTI ANDREE. APOSTOLI.

      Incipit: (fol. 206v) Ambulans iesus iuxta mare galileae. & reliqua. | Crist on sumere ride ferde ƿið ða galileiscan sæ

      Explicit: (fol. 11v) geornlice gefelle. ˥ healde þurh ðone þe leofað ˥ rixað a buton ænde. AMEN.

      Text Language: English and Latin

      Bibliography:

  4. Item: Bodley 342, fols 211v-18r

      Title (B.1.1.40.1.EM): Ælfric, Homily I, 38, Andrew

      Rubric (initial): (fol. 211v) EODEM DIE PASSIO SANCTI . ANDREA. APOSTOLI

      Incipit: (fol. 322v) Se apostol andreas

      Explicit: (fol. 218r) a to ƿiðan feore. (Ends imperfectly. Part of lines on fol. 128 lost because outer part of folio was cut off)

      Text Language: English and Latin

      Bibliography:

Administration Information: Bibliography:

Ker, N. R., Catalogue of Manuscripts Containing Anglo-Saxon (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957; repr. 1990), item 309

Wilcox, J., Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Microfiche Facsimile (Tempe: Arizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2008), vol. 17: Homilies by Ælfric and other Homilies