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

MS. Lat. misc. d. 63

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


Benvenuto da Imola (attrib.), Romuleon

Imperfect at the beginning. Due to the loss of two leaves after fol.10 there is a lacuna in the text between I.19 ‘secuti sunt ducem eorum’ and I.23 ‘leviter evenit puer’.

Incipit: || (i.3)Igitur domi et militiae boni mores colebantur
Explicit: Severus cum incredibili multitudine per mare et terram ad Italiam transivit
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: (fol.1)Igitur domi
Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks: letter R and cross cf.Briquet 8938; balance cf.Briquet 2488; scissors cf.Briquet 3668; crossbow cf.Briquet 746.
Extent: ii + 187 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 285 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): 205–10 × 140–50 mm.


1(12)(wants 1 and 12), 2(12)(wants 1), 3(12)–15(12), 16(10)(8–10 canc.) Catchwords.


34–9 long lines


Humanist script


binding 19th cent.calf.


Origin: 15th century, first quarter ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought, 1931.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.