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

Jesus College MS. 53

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1.
Bede, on the Book of Samuel

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

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

History

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]