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

MS. Auct. F. 3. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 8877

Contents

1. (fol. 1)
Vegetius , Epitome rei militaris
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 51)
Frontinus , Stratagemata
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ii + 109 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 275 × 187 mm.

Layout

1 col., 200 × 105-10 mm. , c. 30-4 lines

Decoration

Coloured initials; rubrics.

Binding

Blind-ruled half-leather binding over boards, 15th century.

History

Origin: 1494 ; Italian, Rimini

Provenance and Acquisition

Fol. 50v (covering fols. 1-50v): ‘1494’. Fol. 107, covering fols. 51-107: ‘Finis: 1494. Die quinta octobris: Arim(in)j’.

Nicolas Heinsius, 1620-81: his sale, March 1683, catalogue, II, p. 138, no. 138.

Purchased by Edward Bernard (1638-97).

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

Record Sources

Description adapted (2018) from the following sources:
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 55 [physical description, origin, provenance]
Summary Catalogue (1895) [contents, provenance]