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

MS. Bodl. 382

Summary Catalogue no.: 2203


Language(s): Latin

There is an old list of contents at fol. iv v.

1. (fol. 1)
Eusebius, De situ et nominibus locorum Hebraicorum (tr. Jerome)
Rubric: De distantiis locorum
Final rubric: Finit liber locorum
2. (fol. 24v)
Jerome, Liber interpretationis hebraicorum nominum

In the order of the books of the Bible, including the Epistola Barnabae.

3. (fol. 48v)
Bede, Nomina regionum et locorum de actibus apostolorum
Rubric: Nomina regum locorumque de Actibus Apostolorum. Beda
Incipit: Acheldemach . ager sanguinis . qui hodieque monstratur
4. (fol. 54)
Jerome, Letters (selection)
Ep. 36 ad Damasum de vii vindictis Cain

Preceded by the letter from Damasus to st. Jerome (Damasus Ep. 9 = Jerome ep. 35)

(fol. 58)
Epistola ad Evangelum de Melchisedech (ep. 73)
(fol. 60)
Epistola ad Rufinum de judicio Salomonis (ep. 74)
(fol. 61)
Epistola ad Vitalem de Salomone et Achaz (ep. 72)
(fol. 64v)
Epistola ad Dardanum de terra Promissionis (ep. 129)
5. (fol. 62v)
Ps.-Eucherius, De situ Hierosolimiae
Rubric: Epistola Eutherii de situ Iudee
Incipit: Fausto presbitero Insulano Eucherius episcopus. Hierosolimitane urbis situm

Physical Description

The volume falls into three parts at fols. 1, 54, 69
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 98 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.125 × 8.375 in.


Stained by damp at each end.


2 cols.


Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 78)


Plain white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and 14th-century boards.


Origin: 12th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter Cathedral library: catalogues of 1327 and 1506.

Acquired not later than 1602, but not recorded among the donations of the Dean and Chapter.

Record Sources

Description adapted (Jan. 2021) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 78 [decoration, origin, date, binding, provenance]
Summary Catalogue (1922)

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-01-18: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC and Pächt and Alexander.