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, borders, 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 by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.