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

MS. Add. C. 265

Summary Catalogue no.: 29439


Thomas Aquinas , Summa theologie,

prima pars.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine border and historiated initial. (P&A ii. 116, pl. XI)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial Q
  • Subject Pale blue 6-line initial in square blue frame with half-figure of Christ with cruciform halo.


Origin: 14th century, beginning ; Italian, Bologna (?)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)