A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

Jesus College MS. 53


Language(s): Latin

Bede, on the Book of Samuel

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


"Good arabesque initials. Written under abbot Andrew by dominus Falco, canon." (Alexander & Temple)


Origin: 12th century ; English: Cirencester

Record Sources

Summary description by Owen McKnight, based on the following sources.

J. J. G. Alexander and Elzbieta Temple, Illuminated manuscripts in Oxford college libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1985) [information on decoration and origin]

Last Substantive Revision

2019-01-23: Record created.