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

MS. Lat. th. e. 38

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


Ps.-Augustine, Serm. app. 116, 117

(P.L. 39 cols. 1975–81)

Language(s): Latin
Augustine, Serm. supp. 3, 4 (P.L. 47 cols.1153–5)
Language(s): Latin
Augustine, Sermon (Mai, no. 93; Novum Patrum Bibl. I 178)
Language(s): Latin
Ps.-Leo I, Serm. app. 8 (P.L.54 col.495)
Language(s): Latin
Augustine, Sermon 230
Language(s): Latin
St. Maximus of Turin, Sermon 36 (P.L. 57 col.605–610, the text from ‘laetemur ergo’ to the end being that of the ‘Laurentiani fragmentum’)
Language(s): Latin
Augustine, Sermons 235, 236, 228, 272 (serm. 272 ends at P.L. 38 col. 1248 'non mysterium accipit pro se sed testimonium contra se')
Language(s): Latin
Paschasius Radbertus, De assumptione beatae Mariae uirginis (P.L.30 cols.122–142, cf.also D.C.Lambot, Rev.Bénédictine 46 (1934) pp.265–271)
Language(s): Latin
Life of St. Katherine (BHL 1663)
Rubric: Passio sancte Katerine virginis et martiris
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: exitu migraturi sumus
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ix + 105 pages
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 155 mm.
Severely cropped by binder.
Dimensions (written): 195 × 130 mm.


1(8)–6(8)(wants 8)


2 cols., 31 lines


Initials. (P&A iii. 275)

Gold initial (fol.1), the rest red and green, with large flourished initials at fol.32v and 58v


18th cent. calf binding with tooling similar to that of MS.Douce 89.


Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

David Swan, 1792 ('Bibliotheca Swaniana 1792' (p.viii)

Richard Howlett , 1889 (bookplate)

Sotheby's 26 Jan. 1959, lot 53, bought.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.