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The 'Sententiarum libri iv' of Peter Lombard, Written early in the 13th century in England

MS. Barlow 15

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The 'Sententiarum libri iv' of Peter Lombard (d. 1160), here with prolegomena comprising:
  1. a mystical passage beg. 'Sibille omnes femine generaliter' (fol. iiv)
  2. table of capitula to each book, that of book one beg. 'Omnis doctrina est de rebus' (fol. v)
  3. a list of heresies, beginning abruptly through loss of one or more leaves (fol. vii)
  4. a preface beg. 'Nunc inspectum libri sacramentorum' (fol. ixv), and the usual preface beg. 'Cupientes aliquid' (fol. x)
The text (beg. 'Veteris ac noue legis', fol. 1) is accompanied by contemporary marginalia.

There are two erased inscriptions on fol. 220v. Fols. ii-viii are mutilated.


  • Written early in the 13th century in England


221 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Barlow 15

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. 6422

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns. Binding, brown leather with roll-produced border, with illuminated initials


12 1/10 × 7 9/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom