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

MS. Lat. class. d. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 30056


Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae
Language(s): Latin
Horace, De arte poetica
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 817)

fol. 4r

  • Type initial C
  • Subject Profile portrait of the author, seated, holding an open book.

fol. 13r

  • Type initial P
  • Subject Ship with sail at sea.

fol. 24r

  • Type miniature
  • Subject Crowned woman, seated, holding sceptre and open book.


Origin: 15th century, middle ; Italian, North

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1905). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.