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

MS. Ashmole 1431

Summary Catalogue no.: 7523


Ps.-Apuleius, Herbarium (with Old English glosses, 12th cent.)
Language(s): Latin and English
Ps.-Dioscorides, Ex herbis feminis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures (coloured drawings). (P&A iii. 50, pl. VI)


Origin: c. 1070-1100 ; English, Canterbury, St. Augustine's: de librario sancti Augustini Cantuar. D. 14 Gª. 2º. (verso of flyleaf, in a 15th-century hand).

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (37 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.