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

MS. Bodl. 210

Summary Catalogue no.: 2037

Cyprian, etc.; England (Gloucester), 12th century, beginning

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Cyprian
i. (fol. 1)
Ad Donatum
ii. (fol. 5)
De habitu uirginum
iii. (fol. 11)
De lapsis
v. (fol. 27v)
De Dominica Oratione
vi. (fol. 36v)
De mortalitate
vii. (fol. 42v)
De opere et eleemosynis
viii. (fol. 49v)
Ad Demetrianum
ix. (fol. 56)
De bono patientiae
x. (fol. 61)
De zelo et liuore
xii. (fol. 74)
Testimonia adversus Judaeos (Ad Quirinum)

In three books

(fol. 173)
Sententiae episcoporum numero lxxxvii

De baptismate haereticorum, at the Carthaginian Council of A. D. 256.

Cyprian, Letters

The rest of the volume (fols. 107v-150, 152v-173, 178-182v, 190v-203v, 208-210) is occupied with 55 letters, of which a list may be seen at fol. ii verso: Epp. 65, 74, 69 (as two letters), 40, 67, 64, 2, 60, 67, 59, 52, 47, 46, 44, 61, 13, 43, 65, 1, 61, 46, 66, 4, 66, 3, 72, 68, 63, 6, 76, 73, 71, 28, 37, 38, 39, 70, 79, 20, 32, 47, 54, 78, 75, 63, 16, 15, 17, 18, 19, 26, 25, 9, 29, 31.

(fol. 210)
Victorinus (Ps.-Cyprian), De pascha
Rubric: Ymnus de Pascha
Incipit: Est locus ex omni

Added in an early 13th cent. hand, ascribed to Cyprian.

An index of subjects was begun on fols. 211-215 in the 15th cent. This MS. is Fell's 'Bodi. 2' of Cyprian.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 217 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 13.25 × 8.875 in.

Layout

2 cols.

Decoration

Good initial. Cf. MS. Laud Misc. 123. (P&A iii. 77, pl. VIII)

History

Origin: 12th century, beginning ; English, Gloucester, Benedictine abbey

Provenance and Acquisition

Gloucester, Benedictine Abbey: 'table of contents (s. xii) in same hand as in Laud Misc. 123 (?), Jesus Coll. 43, Hereford Cathedral O.iii.1 and P.i.5.' (MLGB)

Jane Owen of Godstow (?): 'D. D. Jana Owena Bibliothecæ Publicæ Oxoniensi amoris ergo 1610, 28° Apr.' (Summary Catalogue I, 126)

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. 77 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]
H. Schenkl, Bibliotheca Patrum Latinorum Britannica (1891), 110-11 [item 3, as corrected by SC]

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-23: Description revised to incorporate all information from SC.