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. 54)
Augustine , De duabus animabus

Preceded by its Retractation.

(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.