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

MS. Bodl. 244

Summary Catalogue no.: 2039


Cassiodorus, Commentary on Psalms i - l
Rubric: Magni Aurelii Cassiodori senatoris iam Domino prestante conuersi incipit Prefatio Expositionum in Psalterium
Incipit: Repulsis aliquando
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 151 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 14 × 9.875 in.


2 cols.


Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 199)

Accompanying Material

The fly-leaves are from the same printed work as in SC 2008.


Origin: 12th century, third quarter ; 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, III (1973), no. 199 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]


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Last Substantive Revision

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