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

MS. Auct. F. 4. 21

Summary Catalogue no.: 8853


Virgil, Aeneid
Language(s): Latin
Virgil, Eclogues
Language(s): Latin
Virgil, Georgics
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 274 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 9.625 × 7 in.
Additions: With some glosses


Origin: 15th century

Provenance and Acquisition

At fol. 170 'J/Magdeline,' on fol. 227v 'Magdalene'

Given to Nicolaas Heinsius, 1620–1681 by Gilles Menage

This volume may be no. 190 in the Heinsius sale catalogue (March 1682-1683), tom. ii. p. 80

Edward Bernard (1638–1697)

Purchased from Bernard's widow for the Bodleian in 1698

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1895)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-08-07: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1895)