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

MS. Laud Lat. 50

Summary Catalogue no.: 1338


Livy, First decade
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniature.

Good border.

Good historiated initials. The main hand is related to Zebo da Firenze. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 655, pl. LXIII)


16th century, Venice, ornamented in blind.


Origin: 15th century, beginning ; Italian, Bologna (?)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858–1885). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.