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

MS. Douce 196

Summary Catalogue no.: 21770


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good miniature, border initials. Written in 65 days by Petrus Schachus, son of Bonaventura. (P&A ii. 150, pl. XIV)


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).