London, British Library, Harley 3199

Images: British Library

Other shelfmark(s): Gijsel Q3a5

Physical description: parchment, 132 × 92mm, 109 fols.

Language: Latin

Date: 12th–14th cents.

Provenance: prob. France


Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew (CANT 51; fols. 95v–109v; chs. 8:3–24 only)

Hospitality and Perfume of the Bandit (CANT 78.3; 104v–106r; inserted between Ps.-Mt. 17:2 and 18:1)

Infancy Gospel of Thomas (CANT 57; fols. 109v–126v; Second Latin version)

Additional contents: Composite manuscript, made up of two parts: part 1 (fols. 2r–94v; ca. 12th cent.) containing a collection of computistical and musical texts; part 2 (fols. 95r–126v; ca. 14th cent.) containing Ps.-Mt. and additions.


A Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum. 4 vols. London: Eyre and Strahan, 1808–1812 (vol. 3, pp. 8–9).

Gijsel, Jan, ed., Libri de nativitate Mariae: Pseudo-Matthaei Evangelium, textus et commentarius, Libellus de nativitate sanctae Mariae, textux et commentarius. CCSA 9. Turnhout: Brepols, 1997 (pp. 164–65).

Other online databases: none

Entry created by Brandon Hawk, Rhode Island College (, 19 May 2017.