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

MS. Lat. class. e. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 29738


Horace, Ars poetica
Language(s): Latin
Horace, Epistolae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good initials. Border with arms added. Humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 963)

fol. 2r

  • Type initial H
  • Subject Floral designs, interlace.
  • Type border, upper margin
  • Subject Floral designs; two winged figures support a shield with a coat of arms (azure a lion rampant gules attacked by a wild man with club or).


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.