MS. Holkham misc. 35
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Four distichs pr. Baehrens, Poet. Lat. Min. IV.156–7:
[with two lines not in the edition]
Wanting VIII.450 to the end. Each book is preceded by one of the pseudo Ovidian prologues (pr. Baehrens, Poet. Lat. Min., IV, 162–8)
35 written lines, 'above top line'; in 1 column. Dry point ruling.
Neat gothic bookhand.
Marginal diagram of a labyrinth (fol. 53r). (Pächt and Alexander i. 70)
Initials at the beginning of books, red with silvering now oxidized, black ink (fol. 34, 57, 70), or with spaces left unfilled.
Typical Holkham binding in polished brown leather; the spine lettered in gilt 'VIRGILII | ÆNÆIS. || MS. | SÆC. XV.' and with the number '308' at the bottom.
This manuscript is on display in the Ashmolean Museum exhibition Labyrinth: Knossos, Myth & Reality (10 Feb. - 30 July 2023). It cannot be ordered between those dates or for a short period before and after.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.