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

MS. Barlow 3

Summary Catalogue no.: 6415


(fol. 1)
Eusebius, Bishop of Caesaraea, Ecclesiastical History

Translated by Rufinus

Incipit: Peritorum dicunt

Opens with a prologue by Jerome. The prologue of Eusebius begins on fol. 1v: '

Incipit: Successiones evangelorum
Incipit: (text) (fol. 3) Incipiet igitur
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 105 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 12.4 × 10.6 in.


2 cols


Origin: 13th century, middle ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

Fol. ii verso has '... de Perschore mona (15th century) and 'Liber domini Edmundi Pershor deliberat' domini Willemo Abbon'

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1691 by Thomas Barlow (Summary Catalogue, Vol. 2 Part 2, p. 1043)

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1937)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-04-14: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1937)