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

MS. Bodl. 768

Summary Catalogue no.: 2550

Contents

1.
Ambrose, De uirginibus
Language(s): Latin
2.
Ambrose, De uiduis
Language(s): Latin
3.
Ambrose, De uirginitate
Language(s): Latin
4.
Ambrose, Exhortatio uirginitatis
Language(s): Latin
6.
Ambrose, De sacramentis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 65)

History

Origin: c. 1100 ; English, Salisbury

Provenance and Acquisition

Salisbury, Wiltshire, Cathedral church of St Mary the Virgin; see removed from Sherborne in 1078: The same scribe s. xii wrote the letters 'D.M.' as a 'nota bene' sign in the margins of Aberdeen UL 216, Bodl. 392, 444 (fols. 1--27), 756, 765, 768, 835; Fell 1, 4; Rawl. C.723; Salisbury Cath. 10, 24, 25, 37, 67, 78, 88, 106, 128, 129, 135, 140, 154, 159, 165. (MLGB3: evidence from marginalia, sometimes distinctive of a particular house or known scribe).

'Liber Bibliothecae Saresburiensis 5' (s. xvii). (MLGB3)

Bodley 516, 698, 756, 765, 768, 835 belonged to Salisbury cathedral in s. xvii in. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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