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

MS. Add. C. 143

Summary Catalogue no.: 28404


Priscian, De constructione

Institutiones grammaticae XVII-XVIII

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Initial (retouched). Border, fol. 50v, and other initials, 13th century, first half. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 45)

Human profiles, scribbled in margins, accompany glosses on fols. 31r, 32r, 48r, 65r, 78v, 96r, 97v and 50v.

fol. 50v

  • Type border, left and lower margin
  • Subject Hybrid figure (animal body and human head).


Origin: 12th century, first half (?) ; Italian, North

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.