Theological miscellanies, written in A.D. 1465 in Italy
The chief are:
- (fol. 1, cf. 99) 'Vita gloriosissime Virginis Marie ...', in four books prol. beg. 'Sanctus Epiphanius', text beg. 'Homo quidam de ciuitate'
- (fols. 97v, 111, 125) Extracts from Proverbs, the Prophets, and the Epistles of the New Testament
- (fol. 102v, cf. 186) An account of the relics, etc., in the churches of Rome, 'stationes urbis', etc., beg. 'In Roma sunt cccclxvij ecclesie'
- (fols. 108, 124) Calendarial Tables, etc.
- (fols. 121, 130) 'Disputatio inter Christianos et Iudeos ad instantiam Constantini Imperatoris ...', beg. 'Crathon philoxophus'
- (fol. 127v) 'Disputatio paschalis de Roma contra Iudeos', beg. 'Iudei. Quare uos Christiani'
- (fol. 132) A chronicle of imperial and papal Rome from the birth of Christ to 1284
- (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
Language of Materials
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.