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

MS. Auct. E. 2. 12

Summary Catalogue no.: 3092


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Hutter i. 9:


Ornamental headpieces.

Decorated initials.


Reddish brown leather with fine stamped gold ornament, English work, late 16th cent.


Origin: 953 ; Byzantine, Constantinople (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Given in 1601 by Sir John Fortescue.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969). Decoration, localization and date follow Hutter (1977–1982).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.