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Theological miscellanies, written in A.D. 1465 in Italy

MS. Douce 306
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The chief are:

  1. (fol. 1, cf. 99) 'Vita gloriosissime Virginis Marie ...', in four books prol. beg. 'Sanctus Epiphanius', text beg. 'Homo quidam de ciuitate'
  2. (fols. 97v, 111, 125) Extracts from Proverbs, the Prophets, and the Epistles of the New Testament
  3. (fol. 102v, cf. 186) An account of the relics, etc., in the churches of Rome, 'stationes urbis', etc., beg. 'In Roma sunt cccclxvij ecclesie'
  4. (fols. 108, 124) Calendarial Tables, etc.
  5. (fols. 121, 130) 'Disputatio inter Christianos et Iudeos ad instantiam Constantini Imperatoris ...', beg. 'Crathon philoxophus'
  6. (fol. 127v) 'Disputatio paschalis de Roma contra Iudeos', beg. 'Iudei. Quare uos Christiani'
  7. (fol. 132) A chronicle of imperial and papal Rome from the birth of Christ to 1284
  8. (fol. 168) 'Lucius Amerius [i.e. Annaeus] Seneca ... de Remediis fortuitorum ...'.

On fol. 123v is a calculation, apparently by the scribe, which gives as 'presens dies', Mar. 17, 1465: on fol. 1 are arms which may be azure a saltire argent, the centre part being a roundel of the last voided of the field.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1465 in Italy


191 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 306

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 21880

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


11 1/8 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom