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

MS. Add. C. 143

Summary Catalogue no.: 28404

Contents

Priscian , De constructione

Institutiones grammaticae XVII-XVIII

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initial (retouched). Border, fol. 50v, and other initials, 13th century, first half. (P&A 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).

History

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.