MS. Lat. bib. b. 2 (P)
Summary Catalogue no.: 2202*
Papyrological Reference: CLA ii. 214
Trismegistos no.: 66312
Acts of the Apostles (fragment) (1) parts of Acts xviii. 27-xix. 13: (2) Acts xix. 14 (part) - 27 (part), 28 - xx. 40: (3) parts of Acts xxi. 1–12.
Part of the same manuscript as British Library, Royal MS. 1 E. vi, and Canterbury Cathedral, Add. 16 (Gneuss & Lapidge no. 448).
Extent: one leaf
Dimensions (binding): 15.25 × 10.25 in.
Originally 2 cols, 40 lines.
Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 4)
Origin: 9th century, first half, second quarter or middle ; English, South (Gneuss & Lapidge 448)
Provenance and Acquisition
Canterbury, Benedictine abbey of St Augustine: formerly part of the binding of MS. Bodl. 381 (q.v.), removed in 1897.
Description adapted (Jan. 2021) from the following sources, with additional reference to published literature as cited:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 4
Summary Catalogue (1922)
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
H. Gneuss and M. Lapidge, Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts: A Bibliographical Handlist of Manuscripts and Manuscript Fragments Written or Owned in England up to 1100 (2014), no. 448
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Last Substantive Revision
2021-01-18: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC with reference to select published literature.