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

MS. Lat. th. e. 12

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

Theological treatises; Italian, 14th century


Language(s): Latin

Summa on the sacraments
Incipit: Dicturi de sacramentis primo videamus
Explicit: unde de sacramentis dieta sufficiant
Guillaume Peyraut, Summa de virtutibus (shortened version)
Incipit: Sequitur de virtutibus. Primo videamus quid sit virtus
Explicit: a sempiterna operis sui continuatione non flectitur

The sections ‘de donis’ and ‘de beatitudinibus’ are transferred from their normal position in the text and begin (fol.79) after ‘Explicit summa de virtutibus’ and a blank leaf

Jean de la Rochelle, Summa de decem preceptis (shortened version)
Incipit: Dicturi de preceptis considerabimus quid sit preceptum
Explicit: quod semel egressum est de labiis tuis conservabit
Final rubric: explicit tractatus de septem donis spiritus sancti et septem beatitudinibus et decem preceptis decalogi
Guillaume Peyraut, Summa de vitiis (shortened version)
Incipit: Vicia vitanda sunt quia demonibus valde placent
Explicit: locutum esse aliquando tacuit, tacuisse nonnumquam

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: stabilitur
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 185 leaves with
Dimensions (leaf): 185 × 130 mm.
Dimensions (written): 130 × 90 mm.
Foliation: medieval foliation


1(10) – 7(10), 8(8), 9(10)– 17(10), 18(8), 19(8) catchwords


2 cols., 30 lines


Plain red and blue initials.


modern binding.


Origin: Italian ; 14th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Pawn note in Hebrew characters mentioning Santa Maria della Servi (back inside cover: ‘superiore della (S)anta Maria delli Servi. Summa di vicii e virtuti 2 perah (flowers i.e. ducats)’

‘Iste liber est sancti Petri qui legit debet inteligere’, 16th cent. (fol.135)

Bought from Messrs. Bull & Auvache, December 1902, for £3 13s. 6d., by Paget Toynbee , and given by him to the Bodleian, July 1916.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.