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

MS. Douce 214

Summary Catalogue no.: 21788


Plutarch, Lives (Latin translations by Leonardo Bruni, Leonardo Justiniano and Francesco Barbaro)
Language(s): Latin
Leonardo Bruni, Cicero nouus
Language(s): Latin
Basil the Great, Ad Adolescentes (Latin translation by Leonardo Bruni)
Language(s): Latin
Xenophon, Hiero (Latin translation by Leonardo Bruni)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine borders, historiated and other initials. Written by Johannes Andreae de Colonia , fol. 201v. (P&A ii. 233, pl. XXI)


Origin: 15th century, second quarter ; Italian, Florence

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)

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.'