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

MS. Auct. F. 1. 18

Summary Catalogue no.: 8857

Ovid, Ps.-Ovid; Italy (Florence), 1483

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (p. 1)
Heroides
2. (p. 110)
Consolatio ad Liviam (Ps.-Ovid)
3. (p. 124)
In Ibin
4. (p. 143)
De Pulice (Ps.-Ovid)
5. (p. 145)
De philomena (Ps.-Ovid)
6. (p. 146)
De nuce (Ps.-Ovid)
7. (p. 152)
Life of Ovid
Incipit: Publius Ovidius Naso in Pelignis Botio patre
8. (p. 157)
De arte amandi
9. (p. 225)
Amores
10. (p. 297)
De remedio Amoris
11. (p. 317)
Fasti

Imperfect, wanting all after v.674

12. (p. 437)
Tristia
13. (p. 543)
De ponto

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 638 pages
Dimensions (leaf): 318 × 180 mm.
Dimensions (written): 210 × 100 mm.

Layout

1 col., 35 lines.

Hand(s)

Humanistic script by Antonio Sinibaldi.

Decoration

Spaces left for initials; a few rubrics.

History

Origin: 1483 ; Italian, Florence

Provenance and Acquisition

'Antonius Sinibaldus Florentinus transcripsit pro ... Domino Iohanni De Aragonia tituli Sancti Hadryani Cardinali dignissimo Florentiae anno domini MCCCCLXXXIII Maii .iiij. .D. Emendatum quam accurantissime per ... Bernardum S. Francisci Civem Florentinum ad instantiam prefati reuerendissimo Cardinalis' (p. 636).

'Questo libro secondo me era stato ditto era dello sacco di Roma & io mene so assoluto, perche ne pagai 7 carlini alla Cassa della Fabrica', p. 637, partly in cipher.

Nicolas Heinsius, 1620-81: his sale, March 1683, catalogue, II, p. 68, no. 95.

Purchased by Edward Bernard (1638-97).

Purchased from Bernard's widow for the Bodleian in 1698.

Record Sources

Description adapted (2018) from Watson (see Bibliography), and the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (7 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 52