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

MS. Bodl. 41

Summary Catalogue no.: 1845

Physical Description

Composite: two parts
Form: codex
Extent: iv + 150 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 8 × 5.75 in.

Decoration

Penwork.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Probably acquired by the Library between 1605 and 1611.

MS. Bodl. 41 - Part 1

Contents

1. (fol. 1)
‘Auctoritates sanctorum doctorum’
Incipit: Jeronimus. Apud Deum non est quicquam humilitate sublimius

Religious and moral sentences from patristic and other authors, beginning with Jerome and ending with Seneca: under each author the passages are in alphabetical order of the first letter.

Cf. Vienna, ONB, Cod. 2480 fols. 56-67.

Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 42)
⟨Jacobus de Lausanna⟩, ⟨Compendium moralitatum⟩(Stegmüller 3887)
Incipit: Abicit mundus pauperes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, early

MS. Bodl. 41 - Part 2

Contents

(fol. 109)
Willelmus Peraldus, Summa de vitiis et virtutibus (abbreviation)
Rubric: Quedam notabilia a Summa Viciorum extracta
Incipit: (de gula) Ualde placent vicia demonibus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

Partly in double columns.

History

Origin: 14th century, early

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922), with reference to other published literature as cited.

Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-18: Description revised to include all information in SC updated in the light of published literature as cited.