Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 054: Odo of Canterbury OSB, Commentary on Genesis-Numbers
Odo super IV Libros Moysi
ff. 170 + 1
341 Height (mm) and 225 Width (mm)
[ca. 1175 - 1199]
From Coggeshall. Leland (Collectanea IV 162) saw the book at Coggeshall. On the flyleaf: Liber sancte Marie Coggeshal Odo super quatuor libros Moysi. A late note on Odo follows. and The book was very probably written at Coggeshall. The imperfections suggest a provincial origin.
Table of contents:
Commentary on Genesis-Numbers
CCCC MS 54 is a late twelfth-century copy of Odo of Canterbury OSB (d. c. 1200), Commentary on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers. The manuscript belonged to, and perhaps was made at, the Savigniac and Cistercian abbey of St Mary's, Coggeshall (Essex). The author, originally a monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, became Abbot of Battle in 1175.