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

MS. Bodl. 870

Summary Catalogue no.: 2758


Ps.-Clement of Rome, Recognitiones
Rubric: Libri Clementis pape Romane urbis de uera disputatione beati Petri apostoli contra falsitatem Symonis Magi apud Cesaream
(translated by Rufinus )

With preface, and lists of chapters, and (fol. 4v) 'Summa Aldhelmi episcopi de libro clementis' from the De laude virginum

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 123 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.25 × 7.75 in.


Illuminated capitals.


Plain white parchment on rounded boards, 14th century English work

Along the back of the binding is written 'Itinerarium Clementis'


Origin: 13th century, early ; England (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Apparently acquired c. 1618-1620

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)