MS. Lat. class. e. 47
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Sex auctores (part); northern France, first half 13th century
Nine lines, the beginning of the poem, ed., partly from this MS., by H. W. Garrod, Classical Quarterly IV (1910), 263.
Bk.II begins on fol.31, bk.III on fol.35v. Between II and III is the preface to the panegyric on the sixth consulate of Honorius (ed. Birt, no. XXVII). Due to the loss of leaves after fol. 40, III.440–8 are wanting, and are supplied in the lower margin of fol. 40v by another hand.
36 written lines per page, writing above top line
red initials with penwork flourishes; initials of each line picked out in red
'Bound by Maltby, Oxford' for H. W. Garrod, in 19th-cent. plain brown leather over pasteboards
Provenance and Acquisition
Jacopo Soranzo (1686–1761) (? foliated by/for him)
Rev. Walter Sneyd (1809–1888), with his circular bookplate, his sale, Sotheby's 16 Dec. 1903 and three following days, lot 196, bought by Pench (or Peach??) for 18 shillings
'H. W. Garrod | Merton College | Oxford', 'Bought of Hayk[?], Greyfriars, | Leicester.' before 1910, with a cutting from a catalogue, item 79, pasted to the upper pastedown.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.