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

MS. Bodl. 204

Summary Catalogue no.: 1932


Augustine, sermons
Rubric: Sermones Aurelij Augustini doctoris Ypponensis episcopi

In three parts or 'volumina', preceded by a list of the sermons. In part 1 (beg. 'Sermo ... de Cantico nouo') are 58 sermons: in part 2 (fol. 95: beg. 'Sermo ... de Simbolo') are 41; in the 3rd (fol. 155v: beg. 'Sermo de secundo Aduentu Domini') are 163: in all 262. The 3rd part is homilies on special Sundays and festivals.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 293 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.125 × 8.625 in.


2 cols.



Accompanying Material

The fly-leaves are from the same printed work as in MS. Bodl. 568 (S.C. 2008).


Origin: c. 1300 ; 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, addenda (by Bruce Barker-Benfield) [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]

Last Substantive Revision

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