A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Add. C. 139

Summary Catalogue no.: 24711


Cicero, Epistulae ad Brutum
Language(s): Latin
Cicero, Epistulae ad Quintum fratrem
Language(s): Latin
Cicero, Epistulae ad Atticum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 258, pl. XXIII)


Pächt and Alexander ii. 258, pl. XXIII:

Fine initials.

fol. 2r

  • Type initial C(icero)
  • Subject Gold 8-line initial with white-stem interlace.

Fine border.

  • Type full border
  • Subject White-stem interlace with two seated putti and two grotesques. In the lower margin two putti with halos and wings support an erased coat of arms.


Origin: 15th century, middle ; Italian, Central (?)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.