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

MS. Holkham misc. 32

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


(fol. 1)

Dedicatory poem

Rubric: Non minus virtute quem doctrina praedito D. Aemilio Porto Ia⟨cobus⟩ Lec⟨tius⟩ S.P.D.
Incipit: Tantum inculta tuis (fateor) mea carmina cedunt
Apollonius Rhodius, Argonauticon (Latin translation, not by Lectius, accompanied by Greek text)
Rubric: Apollonii Rhodii Argonauticon liber primus hexametro carmine Latine redditus e regione Graecae lectionis cum D. Aemilii Porti et sponsae nuptiarum epithalamio
Language(s): Latin and Greek
(fol. 47r- )
Incipit: Huc ades et sertis olentibus Hymen

Here attributed to Ja[cobus] Lec[tius], but not pr. in the 1595 or 1609 editions of his collected poems.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ii + 50 leaves


Origin: 16th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Inscribed 'T. Coke' ad 'Thos. William Coke' (fol. 1r); formerly Norfolk, Holkham Hall, MS. 272.

Record Sources

Draft description by Peter Kidd, late 1990s


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.