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

University College MS. 94


Diogenes Laertius, De vitis philosophorum, trans. by Ambrogio Traversari
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Support: vellum


Fine humanist script, white vine border and initials, coat of arms. "manu Italica optime exaratus et quoad literas initiales ornatus." (Coxe)


Contemporary blind-stamped knotwork binding (slightly rubbed, lacking clasps and catches)


Origin: 15th century ; Italy; Ferrara

Provenance and Acquisition

Ferrara. "olim Thomæ Kech ex dono M. Thomæ Gandy." (Coxe) Given by John Hales (DHC)

Record Sources


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Last Substantive Revision

2022-01-13: Record created.