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

MS. Bodl. 561

Summary Catalogue no.: 2345

Physical Description

Composite

MS. Bodl. 561 - Part 1

Contents

Decretals (Canon law collection, preceded by Ivo of Chartres, Prologus (to Decretum or Panormia))
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials.

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

MS. Bodl. 561 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Theobald of Étampes , Improperium cuiusdam in monachos (with the reply, 'Responsio cuiusdam pro monachis')
Language(s): Latin
2.
Poem against the luxury of priests
Language(s): Latin
3.
Treatise on monasticism
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

MS. Bodl. 561 - Part 3

Contents

Sermons and theological notes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

MS. Bodl. 561 - Part 4

Contents

1.
Allegorical discourse
Rubric: De aratro et carro
Incipit: Homo cum in honore esset
Rubric: De naui
Incipit: Sicut ex uerbis euangelicę lectionis
Rubric: De molendino
Incipit: Sciamus quoniam si terrestris domus
Rubric: De Milite temporali et spirituali
Incipit: Sicut miles temporalis
Language(s): Latin
2.
Theological extracts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.