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

MS. Bodl. 295

Summary Catalogue no.: 2705


John Chrysostom, Homilies on Hebrews,

tr. Mutianus

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine decorative initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 277)


White leather on boards, with two clasps, one old with a leather tag, English 14th cent. (?) work, worn.


Origin: 12th century, second half ; English (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, Berkshire, Royal collegiate chapel of St George: Pressmark "D H" at head of fol. 1r. Medieval binding. Usual chain mark. Two straps remain, one complete with metal clasp and thong to tie on to a nail on the backboard, the other lacking the thong. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Good initials. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.