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MS. Laud Misc. 245

Summary Catalogue no.: 1305

Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos; Germany, 11th century

Contents

(fols. 1r-2r; 2v blank)
Sermon or exhortation (unidentified)
Incipit: Quoniam proculdubio bonus est Deus Israel rectis corde benedicamus illum.
Explicit: flagellat ut liberet, percutit ut sanet, occidit ut uiuificet. Ihesus Christus dominus noster.

Followed by Greek alphabet on two lines.

Language(s): Latin
(fols. 3r-278v; 73r blank)
Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos,

on Psalms i-lx

Incipit: Beatus uir qui non abiit in consilio impiorum. De domino nostro Ihesu Christo id est homine dominico accipiendum est
Explicit: hoc est qui perseuerauit usque in finem, hic salus erit.
Language(s): Latin
(fols. 278v-280r)
Prayer
Rubric: Oratio optima ac sanctissima
Incipit: Domine Deus meus, lux mea, magister meus, obsecro te o eterna sapientia
Explicit: ut te semper queram, te diligam, te suspirem, uita mea, gaudium meum, laeticia mea, spes mea, caritas mea, Deus meus et Dominus meus et omne bonum meum. Tibi honor et imperium in secula seculorum. Amen.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 281 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 250 × 195 mm.
Dimensions (written): 200-205 × 130-140 mm.
except for fols. 1-2:
Dimensions (written): 185 × 130 mm.

Layout

Writen in 39-40 long lines, above the top line; ruled with dry point.

First two folios written in 25 long lines.

Decoration

Coloured initials.

Rubrics.

Binding

Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.

History

Origin: 11th century, end ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1637.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted by Tuija Ainonen (February 2020) from the following source (with additional physical description and description of the contents):
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [date, origin, contents, acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-02-13: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.