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

MS. Bodl. 847

Summary Catalogue no.: 2762


Ps.-John Chrysostom, Opus imperfectum super Matthaeum
Rubric: Incipiunt omelie sancti iohannis Crisostomi super Matheum quod dicitur opus inperfectum

57 sermons (Matth. i-xxiv), with prologue and 'Tabula Crisostomi super Matheum de opere inperfecto'

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 165 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 18 × 9.25 in.


2 cols


Origin: 15th century, early

Provenance and Acquisition

On fol. 164 is 'Liber Henrici Jacksoni Oxon. Collegio Corporis Christi millesimo sescentesimo [?] Maii xxi liberati[?]' and on fol. 1 'Liber Collegii Corporis Christi Oxon ex dono Henrici Jacksoni ejusdem Collegii Socii MDCXVI[?). 8. xi': Jackson became a Fellow in 1612. Both the inscriptions are erased

The volume was probably purchased from Jackson in 1619/1620

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2023-04-14: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)