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

MS. Lat. misc. e. 110

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


Sozomeno of Pistoia, Regulae grammaticales

Palimpsest of more than one earlier manuscript

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i (paper) + 106 + i (paper)
Dimensions (leaf): 177–9 × 130 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): variable (narrow top and bottom margins) × 67 mm.
Foliation: Modern pencil, i, 1–107; fols. 27–106 foliated as 26–105 in pencil at the lower fore-edge, by a ?20th-cent, ?French hand


27–35 lines; in 1 column


Various humanistic hands


Sewn on four cords and bound in 19th-century polished brown leather over pasteboards; the spine with a red leather title-piece lettered in gilt 'GOZZOMARINI | REGULAE | GRAMMATICALES'


Origin: 15th century ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Inscribed by and ?17th-century Italian hand (fol. 1r) 'Regulae Grammaticales [...] | [.]ign[..] 16[?]9'(?), and with an old number '112'; stamped twice in black ink with an oval collection mark (fol. 106r) consisting of a shield with three crescents on a bend, surrounded by a legend [...] NC GODEM[...]'(?).

The upper pastedown with the small bookplate of the 'LIBRERIA ANTIQUARIA | DI UNRICO HOEPLI | MILANO'.

Bought in 1966.

Record Sources

Preliminary description by Peter Kidd, late 1990s

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.