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

MS. Bodl. 577

Summary Catalogue no.: 27645


Aldhelm , Carmen de uirginitate
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures (drawings, some colour but perhaps added later). Related in style to London, B.L., Cotton MS. Cleopatra C. VIII, second hand. Belongs to a group of MSS. written at Christ Church, which include Cleopatra C. VIII. (P&A iii. 33, pl. III)


Origin: c. 1000 ; English, Canterbury, Christ Church

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1905). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.