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

MS. Laud Misc. 158

Summary Catalogue no.: 1019

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1v)
Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos (Psalms ci-cl)
3. (fol. 235v)
Augustine, Contra Julianum (extracts)

Followed by a canon of the synod of Carthage relating to baptism, and a further extract from the Hypomnesticon. Leaves missing at the end.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 239 fols
Dimensions (leaf): 363 × 275 mm.

Layout

2 columns, written space 278 × 190 mm.

Decoration

‘Silhouette’ initials in the same style as MS. Laud Misc. 90.

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Cistercian monastery of Eberbach: ex libris.

Identifiable in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502: fols. 1-15 = b 10(1), fols. 106-239 = b 11(1-3).

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 65, 289 [contents, physical description, date, origin, provenance]
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents]

Digital Images

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