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

MS. Bodl. 739

Summary Catalogue no.: 2736


Ambrose, De fide
Language(s): Latin
Ambrose, De spiritu sancto
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine initials close in style to those in manuscripts from the Abbey of Lyre now at Évreux. (Pächt and Alexander i. 448, pl. XXXVII)


Origin: 11th century, end ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Pres. by Dean and chapter of Exeter, 1602. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.