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MS. Lat. th. c. 22

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


Magister Humbertus, Commentary on the rule of St. Augustine
Rubric: Expositio regule beati Augustini secundum fratrem humbertum magistrum

Pr. B.Humberti de Romanis Opera, ed.J.C.Berthier, Rome 1888, vol I, pp.44–633. Ends imperfect (ch.CCIX) ‘glossa super illo verbo’. The text shares many readings with that of MS. Grenoble 340 (Cat.Gen.585) collated by Berthier, and like it omits the ‘prologus’.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: in mundanis
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 149 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 305 × 225 mm.
Dimensions (written): 225 × 150 mm.


1(10)– 3(10), 4(8), 5(10)–9(10), 10(8), 11(10) – 15(10), 16(4) (wants 2 and 4) catchwords


2 cols. 45–8 lines


Good historiated initial. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 182)

Illuminated initial (fol.1), showing half-length figure of a Dominican holding book, the rest flourished red and blue.


Modern binding of dark red pigskin over boards with clasps.


Origin: 14th century, second half ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought at Munich by Eug. Chasser of Grenoble, 1883 (front inside cover)

Bought, 1954.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.