Theological works by st. Augustine and st. Ambrose, Written in the late 12th century in England
Theological works by st. Augustine and st. Ambrose, comprising:
- Fol. 1. Augustine 'de quantitate anime', beg. 'Quoniam video te abundare otio' (Migne, Patr. Lat., tom. xxxii, col. 1035)
- Fol. 39. Ambrose 'de bono mortis', beg. 'Quoniam de anima sermonem' (ib. xiv. 559)
- Fol. 67v. Two sermons by Ambrose, beg. 'Frequens nobis est de fugiendo seculo' (ib. xiv. 595), and (fol. 92) 'sermo de viduis' [rectius 'de virginitate'], beg. 'Nobile apud veteres' (ib. xvi. 279), ending abruptly, where some leaves have been torn out, at the end of chapter xviii
- Creation: Written in the late 12th century in England
Language of Materials
MS. Wood empt. 24
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 8612
Fol. i has the signature 'Anthony Wood' and fol. ii 'Poklyngton', in a late 14th-cent. hand, and an erased 14th-cent. inscription. Fol. iiiv has 'liber dompni Johannis ... ex collacione domini Willelmi de Strygete capellani' (late 14th cent.).
On parchment, bound in white vellum on boards, 17th-century work
5 7/10 × 3 7/10 in.