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Poems by Ovid, written late in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. Douce 146
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fol. 1) 'P. Ouidii Nasonis Tristium liber primus (--quintus) incipit.'
  2. (fol. 70) '... De Ponto ...', four books
  3. (fol. 133v) 'P. Ouidii Nasonis de Nuce libellus ...'
  4. (fol. 138) '.. Ad Liuiam de morte Drusi.'

'Jo. Bastiano Combi scrisse', 17th cent.: at fol, ii is a modern visiting card of 'Mr Douce', illuminated by hand.


  • Creation: written late in the 15th cent. in Italy


154 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 146

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21720

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated borders, capitals, etc., binding, red morocco with gold ornament by C. Hering of London, early 19th cent. (printed label)


10 1/8 × 6 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom