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

MS. Bodl. 375

Summary Catalogue no.: 2485


1. (fol. 1)
Bernard of Clairvaux, Letters
Rubric: Epistola sancti Bernardi abbatis ad Henricum Senonensium archiepiscopum
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 7v)
William of Saint-Thierry, De amore dei
Language(s): Latin
Bernard of Clairvaux
(fol. 28)
Rubric: Apollogeticus eiusdem
Incipit: Venerabili patri Willelmo ... Vsque modo si qua me scriptitare iussistis
(fol. 34v)

One hundred and thirteen letters, including a statement of the heresies maintained by Peter Abelard (fol. 44v), and preceded by a list of the letters

(fol. 87)

A second series of one hundred and fifty-nine letters, preceded by a list

(fol. 135)
De Gradibus Humilitati

Preceded by a 'retractatio' of it and a list of chapters

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 145 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13 .625 × 8.75 in.


2 cols




Origin: 13th century, second quarter ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by William Ballow, of Christ Church, Oxford, in 1604

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-01-09: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)