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St John's College MS 235 (fragment 72)

AUGUSTINE, Tractatus in Euangelium Ioannis, 39.2–40.4 (binding fragments)


Language(s): Latin

AUGUSTINE, Tractatus in Euangelium Ioannis,

39.2–40.4 (two or three lines missing at the foot of each column) (CPL 278), ed. Radbod Willems, CC 36 (1954) 346–52.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fols. 2, both fragments.
Dimensions (leaf): 305 × 195 mm.


In double columns, each column 285 and 255 surviving mm × 75 mm. , with 14 mm between columns, in 43 and 38 surviving lines. On one leaf prickings in the original gutter; bounded and ruled in stylus.


Written in English caroline, a late derivative of Dumville type 4, s. xii in.


At the head of tract. 40, a 3-line red initial; the heading in red.


Origin: s. xii in. ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 72 only.

Record Sources

Ralph Hanna, A descriptive catalogue of the western medieval manuscripts of St. John's College, Oxford (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)


For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact St John's College Library.


    Eligius Dekkers and Aemilius Gaar, Clavis patrum latinorum, 3rd edn. (Turnhout, 1995).
    Radbod Willems (ed.), Aurelii Augustini Opera 8 In Joannis Evangelium tractatus CXXIV Corpus Christianorum 36 (1954).

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust

Last Substantive Revision

2022-06: First online publication

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