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

MS. Bodl. 136

Summary Catalogue no.: 1900

A Augustine; England, late 13th century; B Petrus de Vinea, Italy, 14th century, second half

Contents

On fol. iv verso is a list of contents both of this volume and of a somewhat similar one of theological opuscula, chiefly of Augustine (among which occurs 'Sermo Hugonis de cohabitacione fratrum') in a 15th cent. hand. It includes 'Liber Secundi philosophi', now lost, as the first item.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–204 || B
Form: codex
Extent: iv + 312 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 11.625 × 9 in.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by dr. Thomas James in 1601.

MS. Bodl. 136 – Part A

Contents

Language(s): Latin

With marginal notes.

(fol. 1)
Augustine, de Libero arbitrio
Rubric: Aurelij Augustini episcopi Yponensis liber incipit qui appellatur Unde malum

In three books.

(fol. 17v)
Augustine, Retractions
Rubric: Augustini Retractationum libri duo

Several leaves missing after fol. 27 which ends in bk. ii, cap. 18 'quod dictum est alia quidem'.

(fol. 28)
Augustine, De haeresibus
Rubric: ad cauendum diuersas hereses

Beginning in cap. 26 'ibique uixerunt'.

(fol. 31v)
Alanus ab Insula, Regulae de sacra theologia
Rubric: Liber Boecii de Ebdomadibus, qui alio modo intitulatur de Paradoxsis
Incipit: Omnis scientia suis utitur regulis

Unfinished: ends in reg. 111 'confirmacio ut crisma'; a slight change of style occurs after this treatise:

(fol. 43)
Augustine, De musica
(fol. 50v)
Augustine, De immortalitate animae

Preceded by its Retractation.

(fol. 54)
Augustine, De duabus animabus

Preceded by its Retractation.

(fol. 59)
Augustine, Super Genesim contra Manichaeos

In two books.

(fol. 69)
Fulgentius of Ruspa (Ps.-Augustine), Ad Donatum de fide Trinitatis

Here attributed to Augustine.

(fol. 80v)
Anselm of Canterbury, De grammatico
Rubric: Liber \Anselmi/ Augustini ... de grammatico
Incipit: De grammatico peto ut me certum facias
(fol. 84)
Ps.-Augustine, De vera et falsa poenitentia

Attributed to Augustine.

Augustine, De utilitate poenitentiae (serm. 351)
Incipit: Quam sit utilis et necessaria
(fol. 91)
Augustine, De natura boni

Preceded by its Retractation.

(fol. 96)
Ps.-Augustine, Dialogus quaestionum LXV
Rubric: Questiones ab Horosio proposite & a beato Augustino ... exposite

All after 'ignis cedit aeri' in the 27th question is lost, some leaves being lost.

(fol. 99)
Robertus de Tumbalena (Ps.-Gregory the Great), Homiliae in Canticum canticorum
Rubric: Tractatus super Cantica Canticorum Gregorii pape

Wanting all before 'eius ut purpura' in cap. 7. (PL 79.533)

(fol. 101v)
Gregory of Nyssa, De opificio hominis (tr. Dionysius Exiguus)
Rubric: Liber sancti Gregorii Niseni episcopi De hominis condicione

With the preface of Dionysius Exiguus.

(fol. 117v)
Ps.-Athanasius of Alexandria, Sermo in imagine Berytensi Christi crucifixi
Rubric: Sermo de mirabilibus que fecit per ymaginem suam Dominus noster Ihesus Christus in ciuitate Byritho. vº idus Nouembris
Incipit: Apud Cesaream Cappadocie urbem

A slight change of style again occurs after this.

(fol. 120)
Augustine, Soliloquia

In two books.

(fol. 138v)
Ps.-Augustine, Hypomnesticon (bk. VI)
Rubric: Liber Augustini contra Pelagianos de predestinatione
Incipit: Addere etiam hoc quam maxime huic operi oportet
(fol. 140v)
Augustine, De magistro
(fol. 146v)
Leo the Great, Sermons
Rubric: Sermones Leonis pape, numero xciii

With a list of subjects and incipits.

(fol. 172)
Richard of St.-Victor, De tabernaculo fedoris
Rubric: De tabernaculo federis & eius pertinenciis íncipit tractatus magistri Ricardi de Sancto Victore
(fol. 204)
Augustine, Sermo de urbis excidio
Rubric: Sermo sancti Augustini de excidio urbis Rome
Augustine, Liber beati Augustini de agone Christiano

Imperfect after 'sanguinem set aduersus', a leaf or leaves being lost, which once contained 'Augustinus de conflictu viciorum & virtutum', see fol. iv verso.

Added by an early 14th cent. hand on blank pages, in three columns.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

2 cols.

Decoration

Penwork.

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; English

MS. Bodl. 136 – Part B

Contents

(fol. 206)
Petrus de Vinea, Summa dictaminis
Rubric: Incipiunt Dictamina magistri Petri de Vineis

Each book has a list of contents.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, second half ; Italian

MS. Bodl. 136 - endleaves (fols. i-ii)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Augustine, Opuscula (de duabus animabus, etc.)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Bodl. 136 - endleaves (fols. 311–312)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-27: Description revised to include all information in SC.