MS. Bywater 17
Collection of Moral Sayings; France or Italy, 15th - 16th century
beginning imperfect due to the loss of the first leaf (in the first version of those pr. by L. W. Daly and W. Suchier, Illinois Studies in language and Literature, 24 (1939).
Among other authors quoted are Cassiodorus, Catullus, Euripides, Hesiod, John Chrysostom, Pallades, Propertius, Sophocles (Ajax), and Tibullus.
Similar to the preceding section, but without giving sources
17 long lines
Small initials in blue, red and gold
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1915.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.