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

MS. Lat. th. b. 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 30588 + later additions

Guardbook of fragments.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

From bindings of printed books and MSS.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.2)
Augustine, De Trinitate,

prologue and capitula

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Decoration

Light blue initial and first line.

History

Origin: 11th cent. ; English

Provenance

Thomas Wyld’, 16th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.3)
Homily on the Magnificat
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 38 lines

History

Origin: 12th cent. ; Italian

Provenance

From MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 151.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 3

Contents

(fol.4)
Sermon
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one strip

History

Origin: first half of the 12th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 4

Contents

(fol.5)
Sermon
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf. The leaf should be reversed.

Layout

31 lines

History

Origin: 12th–13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 5

Contents

(fol.6)
Gregory the Great, Dialogues,

bk.III.19–22, P.L. 77 col. 269–73; (fol.7) bk.III. 14, col.244; (fol.8) bk.II, P.L. 66 col. 136–41.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: two leaves and a fragment

Layout

31 long lines

History

Origin: 13th cent. ; probably German

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 6

Contents

(fol.9)
Commentary on Numbers (ch. 16)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: second half of 12th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 7

Contents

(fol.10)
Legendary

End of St.Patroclus (B.H.L. 6520), Acta Sanct. Jan. II. 343, and beginning of St. Vincent (B.H.L. 8628) Acta Sanct. Jan. II 394.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: first half of 13th cent. ; English

Provenance

fol.10v marked for ‘Lectio. I’

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 8

Contents

(fol.11)
Patristic work
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a leaf

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 9

Contents

(fol.12)
Peter Lombard, Sentences

I dist.26. The leaf should be reversed.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 42 lines

History

Origin: early 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 10

Contents

(fol.13)
Augustine, ep. 166 to St.Jerome,

v.12 – vii.18, (C.S.E.L. 44, pp.563–7).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 12th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 11

Contents

(fol.14)
Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos

Ps.126. For other leaves of this MS. see N. R. Ker, Pastedowns in Oxford bindings, p. 140, no. 1534.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: early 13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 12

Contents

(fol.15)
Ps.Clement, Recognitiones,

vi.13, P.G. 1 col.1354–5.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 30 lines

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 13

Contents

(fol.16)
Sermon (?)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a leaf

History

Origin: 12th–13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 14

Contents

(fol.17)
Commentary on Matthew (ch. 8)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 15

Contents

(fol.18)
Sermon notes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a leaf

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 16

Contents

(fol.19)
Sermons
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

30 long lines

History

Origin: first half of 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 17

Contents

(fol.20)
Interpretationes nominum Hebraicorum

Ezrel - Gabathon and Gosen - Hismahel

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: two leaves

Layout

3 cols.

History

Origin: 13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 18

Contents

(fol.22)
Sermons
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

36 long lines

History

Origin: 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 19

Contents

(fol.23)
Collectiones (?)

A leaf perhaps from a volume of collectiones: the recto contains meditations, the verso Isidore Synon. I 55–7.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: late 13th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 20

Contents

(fol.24)
Commentary on Peter Lombard, Sentences (bk. III; cols. numbered and lines numbered by fives, in a large hand)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves

Layout

2 cols., 30 lines

History

Origin: late 13th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 21

Contents

(fol.26)
Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea

St. Ignatius - Purification, ed. Graesse pp.157–160.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 43 lines

History

Origin: first half of the 14th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 22

Contents

(fol.27)
Treatise on vices (section on anger)
Incipit: Ira est ut ait Augustinus ulciscendi libido
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 23

Contents

(fol.28)
W. Lyndwood, Provinciale

V. tit 14 end - tit.15 beg., pp.448–454 in the 1664 Oxford ed.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 24

Contents

(fol.29)
Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda Aurea

St. Peter, ed. Graesse pp.376 and 379.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 13th–14th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 25

Contents

(fol.30)
Commentary on St. Matthew (chs. 21 and 22)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves

Layout

37–9 long lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 26

Contents

(fol.32)
Sermons
Incipit: Ecce mulier chananea … Hec mulier chananea potest significare animam per penitentiam commutatam
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

41 long lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 27

Contents

(fol.33)
Gesta Romanorum (?)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: two strips

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 28

Contents

(fol.35)
Commentary on Matthew (19.9)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 29

Contents

(fol.36)
Forms of excommunication

Incl. the Bull of Boniface VIII against the poor men of Lyons.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

38 long lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 30

Contents

(fol.37)
Patristic text

Work similar to the Vitae Patrum.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 31

Contents

(fol.38)
Scholastic work
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 32

Contents

(fol.39)
Subject index to the works of the two Senecas,

in no apparent order

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: parts of two leaves

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 33

Contents

(fol.41)
Work on monastic discipline
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

20 long lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 34

Contents

(fol. 42)
Ps. Augustine, Soliloquium,

ch.XII–XIV (in this MS.XI–XIII), P.L. 40 col.873–875.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: leaf
Foliation: Numbered in red CCLIII.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

Provenance

From the same MS. as the following item, a sister MS. of MS. Add. C. 12 (S.C. 24755).

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 35

Contents

(fol.42)
Work on pride,

ch.i–iii, xxx–xxxv.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium
Foliation: Numbered in red CLVII and CLXVIIII.

Layout

2 cols., 44 lines

History

Origin: 14th cent.

Provenance

From the same MS. as the preceding item, a sister MS. of MS. Add. C. 12 (S.C. 24755).

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 36

Contents

(fol.44)
Gulielmus Durandus, Rationale

I.10 De dedic. ecclesiae.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 43 lines

History

Origin: 14th–15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 37

Contents

(fol.45)
Ranulph Higden, Polychronicon,

ed. Babington, Rolls Series I, pp.198–222 and 308–332.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

2 cols., 51 lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 38

Contents

(fol.47)
Manual for priests
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

2 cols., 42 lines

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 39

Contents

(fol.48)
Albertano of Brescia, Liber consolationis et consilii (end)
Language(s): Latin
(fol.48)
Albertano of Brescia, De amore et dilectione Dei (beginning)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 37 lines

Decoration

Good border, initial. (P&A iii. 748)

Illuminated initial in blue, rose and scarlet on a gold ground with partial border.

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 40

Contents

(fol.50)
Gregory the Great, Regula Pastoralis

III.26–28 and 32–34, P.L. 77 col.101–5 and 114–8.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: two leaves

Layout

2 cols., 61 lines

History

Origin: 14th cent. ; German

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 41

Contents

(fol.53)
Bede, Homilies

II.1 and 4, P.L. 94 col.133–5 and 149–151.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: bifolium

Layout

2 cols., 37 lines

History

Origin: 15th cent. ; French

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 42

Contents

(fol.55)
Commentary on Isaiah,

ch.59–64

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: two leaves

Layout

2 cols., 39 lines

History

Origin: 12th cent. ; English

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 43

Contents

(fol.57)
Patristic work
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a leaf

Layout

37 lines

History

Origin: 11th–12th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 44

Contents

(fol.58)
Scholastic work
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Lat. th. b. 2 - Part 45

Contents

(fol.59)
Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos

Ps. 50, P.L. 36 col. 594–5. See N. R. Ker, op.cit., p.108, no.1159.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: fragment
Support: parchment
Extent: part of a leaf

Layout

2 cols., 38 ? lines

History

Origin: 12th cent.

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff. Partly described in the Summary Catalogue.

Bibliography