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


Written by Johannes Andreae de Colonia , fol. 201v.


Pächt and Alexander ii. 233, pl. XXI:

Fine borders.

Fine historiated initials.

Fine other initials.


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 Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (6 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas 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.