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

MS. Add. A. 169

Summary Catalogue no.: 28749


Horace, Carmina
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 87)
Horace, Epodi
Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 105)
Horace, Carmen saeculare
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 110 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 200 × 137 mm.
Dimensions (written): 140 × c. 70 mm.


1 col., 18 lines.


Coloured initial.

Spaces left for other initials.


Origin: 1477 ; Italian, North-east

Provenance and Acquisition

Fol. 107: 'finis .M.CCCC.L.XXVII'. Ruling is on the versos of leaves only, which suggests an origin in north-east Italy.

Pressmark 'Kk. d. 21', fol. 110v and back pastedown; in the same series as the pressmark 'V. c. 4' in MS. Add. A. 168, also of Italian origin.

Sotheby's, 20–21 June 1860, lot. 258; purchased by the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Adapted (2017) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts, and from the Summary Catalogue (1905).


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.