|Library Name||Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit|
|Shelfmark||MS Voss. Lat. F 13|
|Folio Range||Whole MS (70 fols)|
Possibly from the 17th-century collection of Melchisédech Thévenot
Orosius, Historiae adversus paganos.
|Old Breton Materials||Yes|
|Irish / Hiberno-Latin materials||No|
|Connection with Brittany|
This MS, which contains two Old Breton glosses (cf. Lambert 1989: 81–3), preserves (fol. 13r) the beginning of the same colophon also found in Rome (Città del Vaticano), BAV, Reg.lat.296 and Paris, BnF, Lat. 4877. In light of the presence of this colophon and the two Old Breton glosses, and given the strong interest in Orosius's Historiae among the Early Medieval Breton literati, a Breton origin for this MS seems possible, although the fact that one of the Old Breton glosses seems to be corrupt (as shown in Lambert 1989: 82) could actually militate against this hypothesis. In any case, in all likelihood the scribe of this MS was copying from a Breton exemplar. Interestingly, one of the vernacular glosses found here (tricœrioc, gl. trigona) is practically identical to the single Old Breton gloss occurring in Bern, Burgerbibliothek, MS 160 and Paris, BnF, Lat. 17543, two codices that may well date from the same period as Leiden Voss. Lat. F 13 (cf. Lambert 1988: 214; 1989: 81–2).
|Number(s) in Bischoff's Katalog||n/a|
Lambert 1988: 215–16; Lambert 1989: 81–3; Lambert 2018: 40; Lemoine 2001: 263–4; Schrijver 2011: 10.
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|Last Updated||2021-06-07 14:32:08|
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