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

MS. Lat. th. d. 16

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


1. (fol. 1)
Lactantius, De ira Dei
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 22v)
Lactantius, De opificio Dei
Language(s): Latin

The Greek quotations are written in red ink by the scribe in Latin minuscules.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: ignorant sed
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 42 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 255 × 180 mm.
Dimensions (written): 140 × 100 mm.


1(10), 2(10), 3(8)–5(8) catchwords


2 cols. of 31 lines


Humanistic script.


Fine initials. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 224)

Illuminated initials on fols.1 and 22v


Original stamped brown leather binding.


Origin: c. 1430–1440 ; Italian, Florence

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by C. M. Firth, 1931.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.