Manuscripts of Rabanus's De rerum naturis

Extant Manuscripts of Rabanus's De rerum naturis




Note: For a complete copy of this list with full annotation, see the printed copy: "Rabanus Maurus, De rerum naturis: A Provisional Checklist of Manuscripts," Manuscripta 33 (1989) 109-118. Corrections and additions are welcome, and should be sent to W. Schipper, Department of English, Memorial University, St John's, Nfld,, Canada A1C 5S7.

Complete copies

Angers, Bibliotheque publique, MS 31 (olim 27), s.xv

Arras, Bibliotheque municipale, MS 506 (832), s. xi

Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 11, s. xii/xiii

Cambridge, University Library, MS Dd 1.30, s. xiii

Cambridge, University Library, MS Dd 8.13 (Books 11-22)

Cambridge, University Library, MS Dd 13.4 (Books 1-10)

Darmstadt, Hessische Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek, MS 416, Heidelberg 1467

El Escorial, Real biblitheca, MS f.I.12, s. xiv

Florence, Bibliotheca Mediceo Laurentiana, Fondo S. Croce, MS Plut. XXXI Sin. Cod. I

Glasgow, University Library, MS Hunterian V.1.3 (366)

Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, MS Augiensis 96 (Books 1-11)

Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibiothek, MS Augiensis 68 (Books 12-22)

Leiden, Bibliothek der Rijksuniversiteit, MS Vossianus lat F5

London, British Library, MS Royal 12.G.xiv, ex St Albans

Montecassino, Biblioteca dell'Abbazia, cod. 132, 1023

Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale, MS Borbon. V.C.46, s.xii

Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud misc. 746, s. xiii

Oxford, New College, MS 159, s. xiv

Oxford, St John's College, MS 5, s. xii, ex Reading

Oxford, St John's College, MS 88, s. xii, ex Chicester

Oxford, Trinity College, MS 64, s. xiii, ex Gloucester

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS lat 2420, s. xiv

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS lat 7608

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS lat 11684

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS lat 13411

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS lat 16879, s. xii

Reims, Bibliothèque publique, MS 441, s. xii

Reims, Bibliothèque publique, MS 442, s. xc

Stuttgart, Würtembergische Landesbibliothek, MS Theol. et philos. 2045, 1457

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Cod. Pal. lat. 291, 1425

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Cod. Vat. lat 1149

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Cod. Reg. lat 391

Vienna, Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek, MS 121 (olim 113), before 852

Worcester, Cathedral Library, MS F.21

Zurich, Zentralbibliothek, MS Car C.97 (263)


Fragments and Extracts

Augsburg, Staats- und Stadtbibliothek, 20 Cod. 8, foll. 4v-5r; s. xi/xii

Augsburg, Staats- und Stadtbibliothek, 20 Cod. 517, foll. 88v-97v; A.D. 1514

Augsburg, Universitatsbibliothek, Oettingen-Wallersteinsche Bibliothek, Cod. I.2.2038, foll. 1-2; s. ix3.

Berlin, Staatsbibliothek Preussischer Kulturbesitz, MS lat. fol. 930; s. xiv

Cambridge, St John's College, MS 62, fol. 11; s. xiii

Engelberg, Cod. 90, foll. 160r-166v.

London, British Library, MS Harley 3092; s. x

London, British Library, MS Royal 8.B.xiv, foll. 74-115; s. xiii

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 28294, foll. 1ra-2vb and 170ra-171vb11; s. xiv

Munich, Universitatsbibliothek, Georgianum LXIII (2 folios); s. ix [destroyed during WW II]

New York, Columbia University, MS Plimpton 128; s.xiv

Oxford, Balliol College, MS 190, foll. 45-51; 1460-65.

Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale, MS lat. 1761, foll. 101-105; s. xiii

Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale, MS lat. 2024, foll. 41-42v; s.xi

Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale, MS lat. 2439, fol. 182v; s. xii.

Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale, MS lat. 17177; s. xii

Stuttgart, Wurttembergische Landesbibliothek, MS Theol. et philos. 20218, foll. 1-43; s. xii.

Troyes, Bibliotheque municipale, MS 1628, foll. 24-27v.

Troyes, Bibliotheque municipale, MS 1926, fol. 136.

Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica, MS Vat. lat 939, foll. 120v-123v.

Venice, Biblioteca Marciana, MS lat Z.497 (=1811), foll. 183r-184r.

Venice, Biblioteca Marciana, MS lat. II,56 (=2094).

Alphatical Versions


Ipswich, Old School Library, MS 6, item 9 (foll. 125v-177); s. xiv

Leiden, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, MS B.P.L. 120, foll. 132-141; s. xiii

Paris, Bibliotheque nationale, MS lat. 11885, pp. 67088; s.xii.



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