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)

Contents

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.

Collation

1(10), 2(10), 3(8)–5(8) catchwords

Layout

2 cols. of 31 lines

Hand(s)

Humanistic script.

Decoration

Fine initials. (P&A ii. 224)

Illuminated initials on fols.1 and 22v

Binding

Original stamped brown leather binding.

History

Origin: c. 1430-1440 ; Italian, Florence

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by C. M. Firth, 1931.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff