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

MS. Rawl. G. 188

Summary Catalogue no.: 14905


Language(s): Greek

(fol. 1r)
Antiochus, Epistula ad Eustathium hegumenum

Beginning imperfect.

(fols. 1r-61v)
Antiochus, Pandecta scripturae sacrae

CPG 7843, PG 89.1428-1849, here Prol. and Hom. 1-38, 40-51, numbered 1-50, ending imperfect due to loss of leaves, and missing some or all of hom. 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 27, and 28 due to loss of leaves before fols. 6, 7, 10 and 36.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 61 + i leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 225 × 175 mm.


2 cols., c. 30 lines.


Origin: 12th century, beginning (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Messina, San Salvatore: Maria Teresa Rodriquez, personal communication; and cf. D. Bucca, 'Due manoscritti dispersi della Biblioteca del S. Salvatore di Messina: l'Oxon. Bodl. Rawl. G.2 et il Vat. Bonc. B.4', Nuovi Annali della Scuola Speciale per Archivisti e Bibliotecari, 31, 2017, p. 37-58

Richard Rawlinson, 1690–1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Description adapted by Matthew Holford (Oct. 2021) from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Greek Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues I, repr. 1969, with corrections, from the ed. of 1853) with additional description of content, physical description, and provenance, and with reference to published literature as cited.


Last Substantive Revision

2021-10: Description lightly revised with reference to manuscript and literature.