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

MS. Lat. th. c. 20

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


Bede , Commentary on Luke ,

xxiv, 40-53, pr. P.L. 92 col. 630 D.5 denuntiet-634 A.14 Dominum suum, with the Gospel passages sometimes written in orange ink and verse 44 marked cccxliii in the margin. Listed in M.L.W. Laistner and H.H.King, A hand-list of Bede manuscripts (Cornell Univ.1943) p.45 under Chicago (see below).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 2 leaves (fol. 1 is reversed)
Dimensions (leaf): 300 × 225 mm.
Dimensions (written): 220 × 165 mm.


33 long lines


Origin: 10th century ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Foliated in modern pencil 62, 63

Once used as covers of a binding

J. Tregaskis, cat. 850, Jan. 1922, item 23

C. L. Ricketts, Chicago

Tregaskis, cat. 990, Jan. 1931, item 1, and cat. 1013, 1935, item 1; given by F. E. Norris, 1952.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.