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

MS. Bodl. 214

Summary Catalogue no.: 2048


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Thomas Aquinas, Quaestiones de anima
Rubric: Questiones fratris Thome de Aquino super librum de Anima
5. (fol. 133)
Thomas Aquinas, Quaestiones de quodlibet

With (later) list of chapters and index.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: v + 180 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 14.25 × 9.875 in.


2 cols.




Brown leather on bevelled boards with diaper pattern, 15th cent. English work.


Origin: c. 1300 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Christ Church, Canterbury: 'Liber ecclesie Christi Cantuariensis', 15th cent.: an early 14th cent. title is followed by 'R(obert) de Wynch(elsey) archiepiscopi': he died in 1313, and had presented the volume to the priory, see M. R. James's Ancient Libraries of Canterbury (1903), p. 137, no. 1668.

Given by Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Colfe in 1616.

MS. Bodl. 214 - endleaves (fols. i-iv)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Index and Addenda (by Bruce Barker-Benfield) [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]


Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-27: Description revised to include all information in SC.