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

MS. Laud Lat. 56

Summary Catalogue no.: 1382


Vegetius , Epitome rei militaris
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures, borders, initials. Stylistic relationship, particularly in the borders, with works executed for the Duc de Berry. Humanistic script. (P&A i. 660, pl. LI)


Origin: 15th century, first quarter ; French

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)