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

MS. Bodl. 148

Summary Catalogue no.: 1920


Augustine, De consensu evangelistarum
Rubric: Aurelii Augustini doctoris Hyponiensis episcopi de Consensu Euangelistarum

In four books, preceded by the Retraction.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, in parts stained by damp
Extent: i + 193 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 10.525 × 7.525 in.


Initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 461)


Origin: c. 1100 ; French, Normandy

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter Cathedral: ‘Liber Ecclesie Exoniensis de communi’, 14th century. Identifiable in medieval catalogues (MLGB).

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the following sources, with reference to additional published literature as cited:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, I (1966), no. 461 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition, endleaves]


    Printed descriptions:

    H. Gneuss and M. Lapidge, Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts : A Bibliographical Handlist of Manuscripts and Manuscript Fragments Written or Owned in England up to 1100 (2014), no. 553

    Online resources:

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-30: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.