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

MS. Add. C. 140

Summary Catalogue no.: 28471

Contents

Juvenal , Satires
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials, some with zoomorphic designs. (P&A ii. 7)

Initials formed by symmetrically arranged or twisted bodies of birds and beasts, or decorated with animal heads and acanthus leaves on fols. 3v, 6r, 10v, 13r and 15v (ink and red lead which darkened).

History

Origin: 11th century, first half ; Italian

Record Sources

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