Primary Sources Recomended for Study

The following reading list has been complied to offer current students on the Tripos with the primary sources for the Part I study of:

Part I Paper 10 - Palaeography and codicology

Paper co-ordinator: Dr Máire Ní Mhaonaigh

All the following items are script-facsimiles, mostly of complete manuscripts.

Antiquity

  • Capital scripts
    • C. Nordenfalk, Vergilius Augusteus (Graz 1976)
    • [F. Ehrle,] Picturae, ornamenta, complura scripturae specimina codicis Vaticani 3867, qui Codex Vergilii Romanus audit, Codices e Vaticanis selecti phototypice expressi, Series Maior, II (Roma 1902) [= CLA I.19]
  • Uncial
    • J.K. Fotheringham, The Bodleian Manuscript of Jerome's Version of the Chronicle of Eusebius (Oxford 1905)
    • C. Wessely, Livius: Codex Vindobonensis Lat. 15 (Leiden 1907)
    • H. Omont, Histoire des Francs de Grégoire de Tours: Ms. de Beauvais (Paris 1906)
    • D.H. Wright & A. Campbell, The Vespasian Psalter (København 1967)
    • T.J. Brown, The Stonyhurst Gospel of Saint John (Oxford 1969)
    • K. van der Horst & J.H.A. Engelbregt, Utrecht-Psalter (2 vols, Graz 1982-4), folios 94-105
  • Half-uncial
    • A. Amelli & G.L. Perugi, S. Hilarii Pictaviensis De Trinitate: Codex Archivi S. Petri in Vaticano no. D 182 (2nd edn, Torino 1930)
  • Cursive Half-uncial
    • R. Gryson & L. Gilissen, Les Scolies ariennes du Parisinus latinus 8907 (Turnhout 1980)
    • S. Prete, Il codice di Terenzio Vaticano Latino 3226, Studi e testi 262 (Roma 1970) [= CLA I.12]

Insular Scripts

  • Insular Half-uncial
    • H.A. Wilson, The Calendar of St. Willibrord (London 1918)
    • A.A. Luce, Evangeliorum Quattuor Codex Durmachensis (2 vols, Olten 1960)
    • T.D. Kendrick et al., Evangeliorum Quattuor Codex Lindisfarnensis (3 vols in 2, Olten 1956-60)
    • E.H. Alton & P. Meyer, Evangeliorum Quattuor Codex Cenannensis (3 vols, Bern 1950-1)
    • H.M. Bannister, Specimen Pages of Two Manuscripts of the Abbey of Coupar Angus in Scotland (Roma 1910)
  • Insular minuscule
    • F.E. Warren, The Antiphonary of Bangor (2 vols, London 1893-5)
    • P. Hunter Blair & R.A.B. Mynors, The Moore Bede (København 1959)
    • O. Arngart, The Leningrad Bede (København 1952)
    • H. Thurn, Comes Romanus Wirziburgensis (Graz 1968)
    • G.F. Warner, The Stowe Missal (2 vols, London 1906-15)
    • R.W. Hunt, Saint Dunstan's Classbook from Glastonbury (Amsterdam 1961), section 3
    • E.[J.] Gwynn, Book of Armagh. The Patrician Documents (Dublin 1937)
    • R.I. Best, The Commentary on the Psalms with Glosses in Old-Irish preserved in the Ambrosian Library (MS. C 301 inf.) (Dublin 1936)
    • L. Bieler, Psalterium Graeco-Latinum. Codex Basiliensis A.VII.3 (Amsterdam 1960)
    • H. Hagen, Codex Bernensis 363 (Leiden 1897)
    • A. Reichardt, Der Codex Boernerianus der Briefe des Apostels Paulus (Leipzig 1909)
    • N.R. Ker, The Pastoral Care (København 1956)
    • T.J. Brown et al., The Durham Ritual (København 1969)
  • English Square minuscule
    • R. Flower & H. Smith, The Parker Chronicle and Laws (London 1941)
    • A. Campbell, The Tollemache Orosius (København 1953)
    • J.M. Bately, The Tanner Bede (København 1992)
    • C.E. Wright & R. Quirk, Bald's Leechbook (København 1955)
    • N. Eliason & P. Clemoes, Ælfric's First Series of Catholic Homilies (København 1966)
    • K. Malone, The Nowell Codex (København 1963)
  • English vernacular minuscule
    • E. Fausbøll, Fifty-six Ælfric Fragments (København 1986)
    • R.W. Hunt, Saint Dunstan's Classbook from Glastonbury (Amsterdam 1961), section 2
    • H.R. Loyn, A Wulfstan Manuscript (København 1971)
    • C.R. Dodwell & P. Clemoes, The Old English Illustrated Hexateuch (København 1974)
  • Late Celtic script
    • R.W. Hunt, Saint Dunstan's Classbook from Glastonbury (Amsterdam 1961), section 4
  • Welsh National minuscule
    • H.J. Lawlor, The Psalter and Martyrology of Ricemarch (2 vols, London 1914)
  • Gaelic National minuscule
    • R.I. Best & E. MacNeill, The Annals of Inisfallen (Dublin 1933)
    • C.P. Finlayson, Celtic Psalter: Edinburgh, University Library, MS. 56 (Amsterdam 1962)

Caroline Scripts

  • Early Caroline minuscule
    • J. Duft, Die Bibel von Moutier-Grandval (Bern 1971)
    • K. Menzel et al., Die Trierer Ada-Handschrift (Leipzig 1889)
    • B. Bischoff, Der Stuttgarter Bilderpsalter (2 vols, Stuttgart 1965)
  • Breton Caroline minuscule
    • R.W. Hunt, Saint Dunstan's Classbook from Glastonbury (Amsterdam 1961), section 1
  • Anglo-Caroline minuscule, Style I
    • G.F. Warner & H.A. Wilson, The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold (Oxford 1910)
  • Cf. German monumental Caroline of the late tenth century:
    • H. Schiel, Codex Egberti der Stadtbibliothek Trier (2 vols, Basel 1960).
  • Anglo-Caroline minuscule, Style II
    • T.A.M. Bishop, Aethici Istrici Cosmographia … Codex Leidensis Scaligeranus 69 (Amsterdam 1966)
  • Anglo-Caroline minuscule, Style IV
  • K. Breul, The Cambridge Songs (Cambridge 1915)
  • B. Colgrave et al., The Paris Psalter (København 1958)
  • P. McGurk et al., An Eleventh-Century Anglo-Saxon Illustrated Miscellany (København 1983)

Epigraphy

  • V.E. Nash-Williams, The Early Christian Monuments of Wales (Cardiff 1950)
  • E. Okasha, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon Non-runic Inscriptions (Cambridge 1971)