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

MS. Bodl. 215

Summary Catalogue no.: 2049


Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos li - c
Rubric: Magni Aurelii Augustini egregii oratoris et precipui doctoris, incipit tractatus de Psalmo .1. primo
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 222 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.75 × 9 in.


Fol. 1 is damaged, and fol. 160 stained.


2 cols.


Good initials. Marginal scribbles. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 197)

Accompanying Material

The fly-leaves are from the same printed edition of Cicero's Letters as in SC 2008.


Origin: 12th century, third quarter ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'... qui hune librum dedit liberarie studenc⟨ium⟩ vniuersitatis[??] Oxon', 15th cent., an upper line being almost entirely cut off by the binder. Rejected as an Oxford University book by MLGB.

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

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources, with additional reference to published literature as cited:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 197 [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.