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

MS. Bodl. 202

Summary Catalogue no.: 1930


Augustine, De civitate dei
Rubric: Liber nobilissimi Augustini De Ciuitate Dej

The first eight chapters to 'malos damp–' are repeated at the beginning. A list of chapters and the Retractation precede.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 214 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.5 × 9 in.


2 cols.


Good fleuronnée initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 477)


Origin: 13th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by William Ballow, of Ch. Ch., Oxford, in 1604.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 477 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition, endleaves]

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-01: Description revised to include all information in SC.