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

MS. Bodl. 236

Summary Catalogue no.: 1934


Augustine, Contra Faustum manichaeum

Preceded by the Retractation ('de libro Retractationum sancti Augustini episcopi contra Faustum'): the two last leaves are lost, the text ending with 'peruenit ad illum uel illum' in the 7th chapter of the 33rd book.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 144 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 15 × 11.25 in.


2 cols.


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 222)


White leather on boards, clasps lost, English 13th cent. (?) work.


Origin: 12th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Hexham Priory: 'Liber sancti Andree de Hextildesham', late 13th cent.

Windsor, collegiate chapel. 'Usual chain marks' (MLGB3).

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612.

MS. Bodl. 236 - endleaves (fols. i, 144)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 13th 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 , III (1973), no. 222 [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.