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

MS. Auct. D. 3. 10

Summary Catalogue no.: 2134


Language(s): Latin

(fol. 92v)
Jerome, Ep. 53 'Frater Ambrosius'
Rubric: Epistola Ieronimi ad Paulinum presbiterum de omnibus diuinis historie libris

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 96 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.875 × 9.5 in.


Fol. 23 is torn.


2 or more cols.


Fine historiated initial. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 332, pl. XXVII)

Illuminated capitals.


Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing.


Origin: c. 1170–1180 (?) ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter Cathedral (?)

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.

Record Sources

Description adapted (June 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 332 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]


Last Substantive Revision

2020-06-19: Revised to include all information in SC and Pächt and Alexander.