RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Order NoMS 389
Extentff. 72 (70) + 120 (110)
TitleINTERPRETATIONES NOMINUM HEBR. GLOSSARIUM
Date12th century-13th century
DescriptionI.
1. Headings in red and green. Initials of articles throughout are
in red and green alternately. In two or three hands, the first
of which is larger than the rest.
Hic sunt interpretationes nominum hebraicorum incipientium
per A litteram . . . . . f. 1
Aaz apprehendens uel apprehensio
The principal mutilation is the tearing out of the best part of
five leaves in S. T. V.
ends 64b: Zuzim. Consiliantes eos uel consiliatores eorum.
65 blank.
[Annotation in Librarian's copy of M.R. James: '? by Stephen Langton: see Richard Sharpe, Handlist of Latin Writers p. 628'].
See also MS 351.

II.
2. The greater part (but not the last quire) seems to be in one
very good hand. On 72b is this note (xvii-xviii): multa con-
tinet sequens Glossarium quibus corrigi et illustrari possint
Isidori aliorumque glossae poterant etiam et Differentiarum
Excerpta per Bongarsium hinc locupletari, omnia fere ex
Isidoro hausit Gloss. Hoc.
The glossary begins:
Alfa in omnibus gentibus ideo prima est litterarum quod ipsa
prior nascentibus uocem aperiat.
placidi
Abdomen grece pinguedo carnium.
isidori
Abducitur perducitur et deducitur hoc differt abducitur etc.
Abellane nuces. 'Ypocrates' cited.
euceri ( = Eucherius)
Abel interp: luctus.
Isidorus
Abeston archadie lapis.
On this page we have the citation (interlinear) 'ciceronis'
under Abnepos Absorbuit Absterrat. On subsequent pages
are occasional references 'galieni' 'ieronimi' 'origenis'
'Augustini Ambrosii,' but many pages are without any refer-
ence at all.
The first and last words of each letter are:
A. Alfa - Azor.
B. Babilon - Buzi.
C. Cabalos - Coturno.
D. Da - Dusios galli nuncupant demones etc. Long article on
Diffinitio.
E. Ea tempestate (change of hand 85b) - Ezechiel.
F. Fabula - Funebre.
G. Gabriel (Geometria long article). End of G torn (Gutta).
H. Harpe - Hostice.
I. Ia - Inuictus.
K. Kacenfaton (Kategorie long) - Katholicus.
L. Labdacismus - Lupinum. Laganum - Labarum.
M. Macula (Metaplasmus long) - Mutilo, Maggedo - Mutatoria.
N. Nabal - Nux. Napta.
O. Oa - Oznat. Oeconicon - Opere plumario.
P. Pabila (change of hand 118 and 128 etc.: philosophia,
phisica long) - Puteus.
Q. Quadrans - Quin.
R. Raab - Ruta. Raphaim. Remmon. (ff. 131, 132 cut.)
S. Sabaa. Scena (Scema) long, also Sol. Somnium Stella: a
special heading de cursu stellarum: Stelle pro eo quod
per diuersos orbes celestium planetarum feruuntur (!) -
Stigmata Substantia.
T. Tabanus. Tempestas Tempus Terra Testamentum. f. 161
(169) torn, also 163 (171) - Tutum. Tabeel - Tristega.
U. Vacillat. Ventus Verbum Vicia Vox (sounds of animals) -
Vrna. f. 175 (183) torn.
X. Xanticos (leaf almost wholly torn out).
Y. mut. init. - Yronia Ysagoga.
Z. Zaba - Zelonim preparati in acie.
Verses in later hands:
Quatuor ex puris uitam ducunt elementis
Allec et talpa. gamaleon et salamandra
Talpe terra cibus. gamaleon in aere uiuit
Allec unda fouet. flamme pascunt salamandram.
Inter uocales .s. leniter exit ab ore
Desuper excipias. desursum prosequiturque etc.

On the remains of the flyleaf is writing of cent. xiii:
Villicus
Syndicus
Exitus est finis
Quis quid. ubi quibus auxil.
Adiuncta quociens...
De S. Thoma (names of the knights).
Willelmus traci Reg.
Ricardus Bre . . .
Thomam Martir . . .
The last relic is:
Mabilia
Archiepi . . .
AccessConditionsHandle with care: Rodent damage to folios 64-68.
FindingAidsCatalogue description based on M. R. James, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth Palace: The Mediaeval Manuscripts' (Cambridge, 1932)
PhysicalDescriptionVellum, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4, two portions: I, 2 cols., 34-35 lines, of cent. xii late. II, 2 cols., 34 lines, of cent. xii (and xiii). Several scribes appear in each.
Calf binding, pr. 1s. 8d.
Collation: 1(8) (5 mutilated) 2(8)-8(8) (8 a fragment) 9(8) (1-4 fragments) || 10(8)-13(8) (5 mutilated) 14(8)-18(8) (3-5 cut) 19(8)-23(8) (7 torn, 8 a fragment) 24(8) (wants 1, 2, 6, 7: 8 a fragment). Foliation very incorrect.
2nd folios open with the words: I, meus peccatum. II Agareni.
CustodialHistoryAn entry in the Lanthony Catalogue, p. 214, note 4, suits this book well: Interpretationes Ieronimi de hebraycis nominibus. Item alie interpr. secundum alphabetum.

Bancroft-Abbot catalogue (Lambeth Palace Library LR/F/5, LR/F/6, MS 1047) shelfmark: K. 6
Former Cambridge shelfmark: G. [theta]. 16 (see published catalogue by M. R. James and Concordance IV in N. R. Ker, 'Archbishop Sancroft's Rearrangement of the Manuscripts of Lambeth Palace', in E. G. W. Bill, 'A Catalogue of Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library MSS. 1222-1860', Oxford, 1972).
Later shelfmark: quarto 128
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1285

Available from World Microfilms Publications:
"Lambeth Palace Library: The Mediaeval Manuscripts" Section IV. Humanistic Studies. Reel 25 (with MSS. 386, 398)
RelatedMaterialMS 351.
PublnNoteK. Bennett, 'The Book Collections of Llanthony Priory from Foundation until Dissolution (c. 1100-1538)', Thesis submitted for the degree of Ph.D. in the School of History at the University of Kent (2007) [H5183.1L52].

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