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MS. Laud Misc. 220

Summary Catalogue no.: 976

Ubertus Lombardus, De nomine et amore Jesu, Nicholas of Clairvaux; 13th century, end


1. (fols. 1v-238v)
Ubertus Lombardus, De nomine et amore Jesu
(fols. 1v-12v)
List of chapter headings
(fol. 13v)
Rubric: (fol. 13r, otherwise blank) Incipit prologus fratris uberti lombardi in tractatum de nomine Jhesu
Incipit: Cum nomen Jhesu mellifluum omni nomini tanquam nobilius, amabilius
Rubric: De nomine Jhesu
Incipit: Vocatum est nomen ejus
Explicit: in eandem Ymaginem transformemur a claritate in claritatem prestante ipso Domino nostro Jhesu Christo
Final rubric: Explicit opusculum fratris Uberti Lombardi de nomine et amore Jesu.
Language(s): Latin
2. (fols. 239r-245r; 245v blank)
Nikolaus von Clairvaux OSB/OCist (Ps.-Bernhard), Sermo in nativitate Johannis Baptiste de decem privilegiis ejus
Rubric: (fol. 238v) Sermo beati Bernhardi abbatis in Natiuitate Baptiste Johannis
Incipit: Hodie Johannis, dilectissimi, dies illuxit insignis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 245 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 248 × 164 mm.
Dimensions (written): 170 × 91 mm.


Fleuronnée borders, initials. (P&A i. 134)


19th century rebinding, sprinkled calf. Formerly chained.


Origin: 13th century, end ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Eberbach ex libris, 15th century (fol. 1r)

Identifiable as S 12 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (October 2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 209, 252, 289 [content, physical description, date, provenance]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 3 vols. (1966-1973) I, no. 134 [decoration, localization].
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition, binding]

Digital Images

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Last Substantive Revision

2019-10-24: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.