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

MS. Lat. class. e. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 29738

Contents

1.
Horace , Ars poetica
Language(s): Latin
2.
Horace , Epistolae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. Border with arms added. Humanistic script. (P&A 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).

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.