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

MS. Bodl. 138

Summary Catalogue no.: 1908


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Augustinus de Ancona, Quaestiones super Apocalypsim [Latin]
Rubric: Apocalipsis glosatus ex glosis Sanctorum secundum fratrem Augustinum de Ancona ordinis fratrum Heremitarum sancti Augustini

Followed by 'tituli dubitacionum', queries suggested by the Apocalypse.

(fol. 105)
Jerome, Commentary on Matthew (extract)
Rubric: Exposicio sancti Jeronimi super Passionem Mathei

Migne's Patrol. Lat. xxvi, 190

2. (fol. 111)
Augustinus de Ancona, Postilla seu lectura in epistolas canonicas
Rubric: Epistole Canonice glosate ...

With 'dubitaciones'.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 1 + 172 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12 × 9.125 in.


2 cols.


Good historiated initials related in style to Brussels, Bib. Roy. MS. 9018–23, Bible, Utrecht, 1431. (Pächt and Alexander i. 210)



Reddish brown stamped leather on boards, with traces of two clasps, and at least two chain staples, contemporary work


Origin: c. 1430 ; Netherlands, Utrecht

Provenance and Acquisition

The name 'Lowe' (16th cent.) is on the inner last cover.

Presented by sir George More in 1604.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, I (1966), no. 210 [decoration, date, localization]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, decoration, provenance and acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (8 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-28: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.