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

MS. Douce 117

Summary Catalogue no.: 21691


Ovid , Metamorphoses (book 1)

Translation by Clément Marot with dedicatory epistle to Francis I

Ed. D. Claivaz, "Ovide veut parler" : les négociations de Clément Marot traducteur, Geneva, 2016

Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniatures.


Initials. (P&A i. 849, pl. LXII)


Origin: after 1531 ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'