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

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 53

Summary Catalogue no.: 3383

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-8, 41-349 || fols. 9-40

History

Provenance and Acquisition

John Selden, 1584-1654

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 53 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Ornamental borders, strips and decorated initials at the beginnings of homilies and Lives. Added penwork (15th century/16th century). (Hutter, III. 147)

History

Origin: c. 1320/1330 ; Byzantine, Constantinople

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 53 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Ornamental strips and decorated initials at the beginnings of homilies. (Hutter, III. 147)

History

Origin: 16th century, second half ; Byzantine, Crete and ; Italian, Venice

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969) and supplementary sources.

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