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

MS. Douce 196

Summary Catalogue no.: 21770

Contents

Roman de Troie (prose version (version 2) of Benoit de Saint-Maure, Roman de Troie)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature, border initials. Written in 65 days by Petrus Schachus, son of Bonaventura. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 150, pl. XIV)

Binding

Maroon velvet on boards with heavy brass corners and clasps.

History

Origin: 1323 ; Italian, Verona

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 (1970).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.