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

MS. Bodl. 201

Summary Catalogue no.: 1923

Physical Description

Composite: three parts
Extent: ii + 103 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 12.375 × 8.5 in.

Layout

2 cols.

Binding

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter Cathedral: identifiable in medieval catalogues (MLGB).

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.

MS. Bodl. 201 - Part 1

Contents

Language(s): Latin

2. (fol. 10v)
Augustine, De agone Christiano

With its Retractation.

5. (fol. 28v)
Augustine (?), Sermones

Twenty-three sermons, the first of which is 'De misterio crucis', beg. 'Qui enim cognovit'.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (P&A iii. 153)

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English

MS. Bodl. 201 - Part 2

Contents

(fol. 65)
Augustine , De cura pro mortuis gerenda
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English

MS. Bodl. 201 - Part 3

Contents

Language(s): Latin

2.
Augustine , Sermo de oratione dominica (serm. 58)
Incipit: Simbolum reddidistis

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English

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. 153 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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