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

MS. Bodl. 815

Summary Catalogue no.: 2759


Augustine, Confessiones
Rubric: Incipit Prologus libri Cofessionum sancti Augustini episcopi
Incipit: Confessionum mearum

After the prologue: 'In hoc corpore continentur Aurelii Augustini Confessionum libri numero xiii'

Fols 13-20 are in perturbed order

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 138 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12 × 8.25 in.


Stained and injured by damp, but repaired; very little of the text is lost or illegible


Coloured capitals


Origin: 12th century ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter (MLGB3)

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)


Last Substantive Revision

2023-03-27: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)