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

MS. Douce 298

Summary Catalogue no.: 21872


Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae

French verse translation, revision of the translation of Renaut de Louhans

Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good grisaille miniatures, borders, initials. (P&A i. 633, pl. XLIX)


Origin: c. 1400 ; 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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)