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

Dep. c. 622

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Contents

Aulus Gellius , Noctes atticarum

One leaf, containing 13.14.6 - 13.17.1. A Greek word for which the scribe left a blank was supplied by the Florentine humanist Giorgio Antonio Vespucci.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 295 × 198 mm.
Dimensions (written): 186 × 116 mm.

Layout

30 lines, ruled with a hard point.

Hand(s)

Humanistic script. The unidentified scribe of the fragment also wrote Florence, Biblioteca Laurenziana, Plut. 65, 22, Diogenes Laertius with ex-libris of Pierodi Cosimo de Medici and British Library, MSS. Add. 18784, Petrarch, Canzoniere and Trionfi, with arms possibly Gherardesca of Florence, and Harl. 3385, Petrarch, Trionfi, with arms of Tedaldi of Florence.

Decoration

Plain blue initials to chapters.

History

Origin: c. 1460-70 ; Italian, Florence

Provenance and Acquisition

Deposited by the Ashmolean Museum, 1979. Found among the personal papers of Lucien Pissarro.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library Staff