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

MS. Bodl. 482

Summary Catalogue no.: 2046


Bartholomew of Exeter, Dialogus contra Iudaeos
Rubric: Dialogus Bartholomei Exoniensis episcopi contra Iudeos venerabili Balduino Wigorniensi episcopo ad corrigendum & perficiendum destinatus
Incipit: Quamuis fides catholica prima sit

Bp. Grandison has written a title and a few notes in the volume.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 81 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 10 × 7.375 in.


Stained with damp almost throughout, fol. 3 injured and repaired.


2 cols.


Illuminated capitals.


White sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards, painted fore-edge.


Origin: 13th century, early ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter Cathedral: 'Liber Ecclesie Exoniensis Capituli' in Grandison's hand. Identifiable in catalogues of 1327 and 1506 (MLGB).

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602. This volume seems to have accidentally escaped the Register of Benefactors.

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-23: Description revised to incorporate all information from SC.