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

MS. Bodl. 690

Summary Catalogue no.: 2645


Bible historiale,

volume II, with prologue of Jean de Blois to the Psalms

Language(s): Old French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander i. 635, pl. XLIX:

Fine historiated initial (unfinished sketch)

Other good initials.


Origin: c. 1400 ; French

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.