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Theological works by st. Augustine and st. Ambrose, Written in the late 12th century in England

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MS. Wood empt. 24

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Theological works by st. Augustine and st. Ambrose, comprising:
  1. Fol. 1. Augustine 'de quantitate anime', beg. 'Quoniam video te abundare otio' (Migne, Patr. Lat., tom. xxxii, col. 1035)
  2. Fol. 39. Ambrose 'de bono mortis', beg. 'Quoniam de anima sermonem' (ib. xiv. 559)
  3. 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

Dates

  • Written in the late 12th century in England

Extent

113 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

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

Custodial History

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.).

Physical Facet

On parchment, bound in white vellum on boards, 17th-century work

Dimensions

5 7/10 × 3 7/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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