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A manual of history, morals (from Aristotle's Ethics), logic, rhetoric, and politics, written early in the 14th cent. in Italy (?)

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MS. Douce 319

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'Le liure dou Tresor, le quel translata maistre Brunet Latin de Florence de latin en romanz ...', a manual of history, morals (from Aristotle's Ethics), logic, rhetoric, and politics, which was originally written by Latini in French, from Latin sources. In the list of contents, among other drawings are two small Mappae Mundi, and on fol. 8 a larger one.

Dates

  • written early in the 14th cent. in Italy (?)

Extent

233 leaves, in double columns

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 319

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 21893

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

Custodial History

Presented by (William ?) Du Pré to Douce in Oct. 1802.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with one miniature, a few illuminations, etc., binding: green velvet

Dimensions

12 × 8 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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