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

MS. Add. C. 139

Summary Catalogue no.: 24711

Contents

1.
Cicero , Epistulae ad Brutum
Language(s): Latin
2.
Cicero , Epistulae ad Quintum fratrem
Language(s): Latin
3.
Cicero , Epistulae ad Atticum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine border, initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 258, pl. XXIII)

fol. 2r

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

History

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

Record Sources

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