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

MS. Bodl. 195

Summary Catalogue no.: 1895

Augustine, Anselm; England, early 14th century


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Augustine, De trinitate
Rubric: De Trinitate beati Augustini Episcopi Yponensis

In fifteen books: preceded by the retractation, and the preface of Augustine to bp. Aurelius: each book has a list of chapters.

(fol. 117)
De Veritate
(fol. 129v)
De casu diaboli
(fol. 141v)
De incarnatione Verbi
(fol. 187v)

With Anselm's letter to Lanfranc as preface.

(fol. 210v)

With prologue

With some marginal notes, and lists of chapters.

(fols. 246v-249)

Theological notes written with a metal stilus.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 249 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.75 × 9 in.


2 cols.

Musical Notation:

Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).


Good borders.

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 552)


Stamped brown leather on boards, Oxford early 17th cent. work.


Origin: 14th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Owned by J. Ware about A.D. 1500.

The volume probably came into the Library in 1603 or 1604.

MS. Bodl. 195 - front pastedown


Language(s): Latin

Missal (fragment)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford , III (1973), no. 552 [decoration, date, localization]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance, acquisition, pastedown]


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 5: Fragments - Mass Books (typescript, 1957), p. 106

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-25: Description revised to include all information in SC.