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

MS. Bodl. 455

Summary Catalogue no.: 2560

Physical Description

Composite: A || fols. 52–112 || 113–166

MS. Bodl. 455 – Part 1

Contents

Augustine, Retractationes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, early

MS. Bodl. 455 – Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 245)

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; English

MS. Bodl. 455 – Part 3

Contents

Alcuin, Commentary on Ecclesiastes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. Related in style to Durham manuscripts. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 190)

History

Origin: 12th century, third quarter ; English, North (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.