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

MS. Lat. th. e. 31

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

Contents

Augustine , Confessions

Copied from a disordered and defective exemplar. The order of the text is as follows: I 17 qua fide - 19 retribuebas, (fol. lv) 1–9 rationes, (fol.4) XI.8 expressit eam - 13 semper stantis, (fol.5v) I 9 die mihi supplici - 15 varia tormenta, (fol.8) 19 et sic est - end, (fol.12v) II–VI.8 verbis aptissimis, (fol.48) VI.18 reparamus - IX.32 fieri solet, (fol.84v) X–XI.5 quum ergo, (fol.107) XI.16 hec veniunt - 21 metimus etiam, (fol.108v) 24 non futura - 29 circuitum illius, (fol.110) XI.33 aut etiam definite - XIII.31 et serpentes, (fol.133) 33 et feminam - 37 scripturam, (fol.134) 31 boni non - 33 eis qui praesunt, (fol.135) 40 scitis inquit etiam vos - 42 distincta atque, (fol.135v) 37 que utique - 40 scitis enim, (fol.136v) 42 discreta - end.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 139v)
List of Augustine's works
Rubric: Adnotatio librorum sancti augustini episcopi

Containing (a) [Retractationes, Capitula] ed. P. Knöll (CSEL.XXXVI) 1902, pp.1–6 and (b) works listed in Possidius, Indiculum pr. Miscellanea Agostiniana II, Rome 1931, pp.161–208, ending (incomplete) with De testimoniis scripturarum contra Donatistas.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: -cio creaturę tuę
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 146 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 190 × 130 mm.
Dimensions (written): 165 × 100 mm.

Collation

1(4), 2(6), 3(4), 4(6)–6(6) 7(8)–14(8), 15(6), 16(6), 17(4), 18(10), 19(2), 20(10), 21(2), 22(8)

Layout

27 long lines

(fol. 139v–143v) 2 cols., 33 lines

Decoration

One fine, other good initials. (P&A i. 481, pl. XXXVIII)

First initial in red, green & yellow on blue, the rest in red penwork

Binding

19th cent. binding

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; French, South-west (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

George Dunn (bookplate), his sale (first portion) Sotheby's 11 Feb. 1913 and three following days, lot 383, bought by Tregaskis for £14 10s.

Given by F. E. Norris, 1952.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff