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MS. Lat. th. c. 15

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


Language(s): Latin

Bartholomeo de Pisa, Opus de conformitate beati francisci ad vitam domini Yesu Christi
Rubric: Opus de conformitate beati Francisci ad vitam domini Yesu Christi… editum a fratre Bartholomeo de Pisis

Cf the Quaracchi edition, Anal.Francisc. V (1912) pp.Liv, Lv

(fol. 279v)
Collection of privilegia granted to the Franciscans

Drawn up by Marcus Trivixano, provincial of the Romagna, part pr. from this MS. by Sbaralea, Supp. ad scriptores trium ordinum s.Francisci, Rome, 1806, p.514.

(fol. 282)
Colophon: Scriptus fuit hic liber et ad finem debitum perductus per me fratrem Paulum de Marostica ordinis sancti f. anno domini MoCCCCLXVo die Februarii XXIIIo.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: ad intuendum
Form: codex
Support: Parchment and paper, watermarks arrows in saltire, cf.Briquet 6271, griffins, cf.Briquet 7464 – 7465.
Extent: vi + 291 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 320 × 230 mm.
Dimensions (written): 225 × 160 mm.


1(12)– 24(12) Catchwords.


2 cols., 47–59 lines


Plain red and blue initials (flourished on fols. 98v and 100r).


The original boards have been removed and the MS. is covered by a sheet of a 14th cent. Italian Lectionary. The binding of this MS. contained a fragment of Josephus' De bello Judaico, now MS. Lat. hist. b. 1, fol.20.


Origin: 1465 ; Italian, Rimini (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Written by Paulus de Marostica in 1465, finished 23 Feb. (colophon)

'Iste liber est de conventu fratrum minorum de Rimino', 16th century

Franciscan convent at Ferrara, 18th century

Richard Heber, his sale, 1836, pt. XI, lot 319

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792–1872), MS. 8111, his sale, Sotheby's 27 April 1903 and five following days, lot 484, bought by A. G. Little for £3 18s., and given to the Bodleian in 1940

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.