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

MS. Barocci 29

Summary Catalogue no.: 29


Four Gospels.
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Miniatures of evangelists. Carpet pages. Ornamental headpieces and floral initials at the beginnings of Gospels. Completed with penwork, ornamental strips, initials and decorated canon tables. (Hutter i. 64, Abb. 396–7, 402–5)


Origin: 1296–1318 ; Byzantine, Epiros

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Greek Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues I, repr. 1969, with corrections, from the ed. of 1853). Decoration, localization and date follow Hutter (1977–1982).


To ensure its availability to future readers, access to this item is restricted, and readers are asked to work from reproductions and published descriptions as far as possible. To apply to see the original, please send a message to specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk, outlining the subject of your research, the importance of this item to that research, and the resources you have already consulted.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (9 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.