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

MS. Bodl. 150

Summary Catalogue no.: 1924

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Gennadius of Marseille, De ecclesiasticis dogmatibus

Not quite perfect.

3. (fol. 9v)
Augustine, De natura boni
7. (fol. 50)
Augustine, De mendacio
13. (fol. 103v)
Ps.-Augustine, Dialogus quaestionum LXV
Rubric: Questiones sub dialogo Orosii interrogantis & Augustini episcopi respondentis
14. (fol. 121)
Augustine, De musica liber sextus

Followed by an extract from the first book.

18. (fol. 184v)
Augustine, De quantitate animae

Preceded by its Retractation.

21. (fol. 218)
Augustine, De immortalitate animae

Preceded by its Retractation.

22. (fol. 222)
Augustine, De bono conjugali
23. (fol. 229)
Augustine, De virginitate

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment; injured by damp at beginning, and repaired
Extent: ii + 264 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 11.75 × 8.5 in.

Layout

2 cols.

Decoration

Penwork.

Binding

Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) on older sewing and boards, rebacked and mended.

History

Origin: 13th century, late ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

John Grandison, bishop of Exeter 1327-69: 'J. Exon. episcopi' (14th cent.), then, added 'manu manu propria', see also notes on foll. i verso, ii recto.

Exeter Cathedral: identifiable in the catalogue of 1506 (MLGB).

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-31: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.