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

MS. Ital. e. 20

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

Physical Description

Composite: main MS. || wrapper

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Sotheby's, 20 Nov. 1979, lot 288.

Bought by the Bodleian from Quaritch, Jan. 1980.

MS. Ital. e. 20 - Part 1 (main MS.)

Contents

Simone Fidati da Cascia, Ordine della vita christiana

First book, written in 1333 during his stay in Florence.

Attributed in an added post-medieval title to Michele Savonarola.

Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Spaces left for initials.

History

Origin: 15th century, second half ; Italian, North-East (?)

MS. Ital. e. 20 - Part 2 (wrapper)

Contents

Lectionary (one leaf)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initial with penwork.

History

Origin: 14th century, early ; Italian

Additional Information

Record Sources

Peter Kidd, Checklist of Western Medieval Manuscripts Acquired 1916-.