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

MS. Laud Misc. 88

Summary Catalogue no.: 828

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fols. 1r-20r)
Geoffrey of Auxerre, De colloquio Simonis et Iesu
Rubric: Incipit prologus beati Bernardi abbatis in opus sequens de verbis evangelii, Dixit Symon Petrus ad Jhesum, Ecce nos reliquimus omnia, et cetera
Incipit: Ut tibi, dilectissime, presentes exhortationis cedulas destinarem
Incipit: De colloquio Symonis et Jhesu capitulum primum. Dixit Simon Petrus ad Jhesum, Ecce nos reliquimus etc. Fidelis sermo et dignum omni acceptione colloquium
Explicit: ut vitam habeamus et habundantius habeamus; Jhesus Christus
2. (fols. 20v-52r)
Bernard of Clairvaux, De consideratione
Rubric: Incipit liber primus beati Bernardi abbatis de Consideratione ad Eugenium papam
3. (fols. 52v-58v)
Text on Titus and Vespasian and the destruction of the Temple
Incipit: Sciendum est Petrum imminente tempore passionis sue, Clementem sibi substituisse
Explicit: Tytus itaque cum tali triumpho Judeorum Ytaliam copiose ditavit.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 1 + 58 + i fols., foliated i, ii, 1-58, 59
Dimensions (leaf): 275 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (written): 190 × 125 mm.

Decoration

Initials in red and (once) blue, with occasional penwork flourishing.

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning

Provenance and Acquisition

Erased inscription, fol. 58v.

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: ex libris.

Possibly identifiable as d 24 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1637.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), p, 286 [date, physical description, provenance]
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]