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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. (Pächt and Alexander 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.