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

MS. Auct. D. 3. 8

Summary Catalogue no.: 2055



A Latin Vulgate Bible, with prologues. The New Testament begins on fol. 403v. At fol. 505 follow the Interpretationes nominum Hebraicorum. At fol. 536 is a contemporary note 'Anno grade Mº CC nonagesimo octauo facta fuit occisio pauperum apud Sanctum Paulum die Dominica videlicet xvij Kal. Julij de vijxx. ix', i.e. June 15, 1298.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 536 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 13.625 × 9.25 in.


2 cols.


Good historiated initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1319)


Origin: 13th century, end ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

'R. P.' occurs on fols. iii, 535v in a 16th cent. hand.

Probably acquired between 1613 and 1620.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 1319 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (7 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-28: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.