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MS. Lat. th. e. 13

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


(fol. 2r)

Added introductory note and leonine verses on the seven vices and the seven virtues

Incipit: Superbia dicit. Angelicus cetus per me cadit ethere pulsus
Incipit: Fides dicit. Per me vita datur per me peccans reparatur
(fol. 3r)
Johannes de Gamundia OESA, Sermones de sanctis et de tempore
Rubric: Incipit opus sermonum de sanctis collectum per fratrem iohannem de gamundia ordinis fratrum heremitarum sancti augustini
Incipit: Ascendam in palmam… Augustinus sermone secundo ad fratres heremitas inquit

A collection of sermons ‘de sanctis’ and ‘de tempore’ for the whole year, interrupted by:

(fols. 183–200)
Incipit: Abba mi pater et est ebraicum
Explicit: palmes dicitur ramus vitis… pa(m)pinus folium vitis

Cf. A. Zumkeller, Manuskripte von Werken der Autorem des Augustiner-Eremitenordens in mitteleuropäischen Bibliotheken (1966), pp. 234–41

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: Incipit opus (fol.2)
Secundo Folio: Augustinus bonum (fol.3)
Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks: letter G cf. Briquet 8199; bird cf. Briquet 12152; two semi- circles and line (unidentified); hand cf. Briquet 10662; circle and cross cf. Briquet 2962; steer's head cf. Briquet 14617–20.
Extent: 213 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 200 × 140 mm.
Dimensions (written): 150–60 × 90 mm.


1(14), 2(12)–7(12), 8(14), 9(12), 10(14), 11(10), 12(14), 13(14), 14(10)(+ 2 added between 3 and 4), 15(14), 16(10), 17(12) (+1 added at the beginning), 18(12)


30–33 long lines, 1 column; fols.183–200, 2 cols., 31 lines


Plain red initials.


binding white stamped pigakin of the 16th cent.on boards, rebacked with two leather and metal clasps.


Origin: 15th century, late ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

'S. Augustini Conventus Gammundiae' (fol. 2, 17th century)

'Mrs Stephens'

Bought by the Bodleian from G. H. Last, Bromley bookseller, cat. 58, item 706, 1916.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff; partially revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s; partially revised June 2016

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.