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

MS. Digby 144

Summary Catalogue no.: 1745


Livy, Ab urbe condita (Third decade)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Humanistic script. Corrected and rubricated by Ranerius de Maschis. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 281, pl. XXV)


Pächt and Alexander ii. 281, pl. XXV:

Fine border.

Fine initial.


Origin: 1466 ; Italian, Siena

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, 1999). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 427

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.