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

MS. Bodl. 273

Summary Catalogue no.: 1941


Augustine, Enarrationes in Psalmos
Rubric: Aurelii Augustini gregorii [sic for egregii] oratoris tractatus prior de Psalmo centesimo primo incipit

Part 3 of a three-volume set, with MS. Bodl. 273 containing the commentary to Psalms 101 to 150

(Parts 1 and 3 are MS. Bodl. 289 and MS. Bodl. 272)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 288 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 15.375 × 11.25 in.


Some signs of damp


2 cols.


Pächt and Alexander iii. 79



Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) on older sewing and boards, worn.


Origin: 12th century, beginning ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS. Bodl. 289 (Volume 1), MS. Bodl. 272 (Volume 2) and MS. Bodl. 273 (Volume 3) form one set

Exeter Cathedral: 'Pars iii.... Ecclesie Exoniensis: cum aliis duobus precedentibus', 14th century. Identifiable in Exeter catalogues of 1327 and 1506 (MLGB)

Ex libris in the hand of Bishop Grandison (Pächt and Alexander iii. 79)

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources, with additional reference to published literature as cited:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, III (1973), no. 79 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]


Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-02: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.