Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, lat. 14489

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Physical description: vellum, 215 fols. The manuscript is now a single volume comprised of two parts, written by two hands (fols. 1r–110v and fols. 111r–215v), likely bound together shortly after composition.

Language(s): Latin

Date: ca.1160–ca.1170

Provenance: St.-Victor, Paris (purchased for this library in the fifteenth century by Prior John Lamasse, died 1458); Basel (ca.1563)


Life of Judas (fols. 109v–110r)

Additional Contents: Boethius’ Liber de Trinitate, preceded and followed by commentaries by Thierry of Chartres and his school (fols. 1r–109v); Isidore of Seville’s Expositio in Vetus Testamentum with additional anonymous notes (fols. 111r–201v); excerpt from Bede’s commentary In Prouerbia, known as “De muliere forti” (fols. 201v–207r), excerpts from anonymous biblical commentaries (fols. 207r–215r).


Delisle, Léopold. Bibliotheque de l’École des Chartes. Vol. 30. Paris: Libraire de la Société de l’École Impériale des Chartres, 1869 (p. 18).

Gorman, Michael M. “Jacobus Pamelius (1536–1587) and a St Victor Manuscript Used for the 1563 Edition of Bede: Paris lat. 14489.” Scriptorium 52 (1998): 321–30.

Häring, Nikolaus. Commentaries on Boethius by Thierry of Chartres and His School. Studies and Texts 20. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1971 (pp. 27–28).

Other online databases: Bibliothèque nationale de France