Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS 572

Codex Oxoniensis Posterior
  • s. x
  • Welsh manuscripts
Collection: Bodley
Codex Oxoniensis Posterior
includes the Latin colloquy text De raris fabulis
Provenance and related aspects
s. x
10th century
Hands, scribes
De raris fabulis is accompanied by Neo-Brythonic and Old English glosses
Codicological information
Vellum manuscript
Distinct units
f. 1r-1v
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS 572/I.A
ff. 2-25
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS 572/I.B
ff. 26-40
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS 572/I.C
ff. 41-50
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS 572/I.D
ff. 51-106
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS 572/II

The list below has been collated from the table of contents (if available on this page)Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations concerning individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] Oxford Digital Library, Early manuscripts at Oxford University, Online: University of Oxford. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Huws, Daniel, Medieval Welsh manuscripts, Cardiff and Aberystwyth: University of Wales Press, 2000.
Madan, Falconer, and H. H. E. Craster (et al.), Summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series, 7 vols, Oxford: Clarendon, 1895–1953.
Vol. 2.
Medieval manuscripts in Oxford Libraries: a catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges, Online: Bodleian Libraries. URL: <>.
Dennis Groenewegen
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