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

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).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
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.

Record Sources

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 Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2021-01-18: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC with reference to select published literature.