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The Satires of Juvenal in Latin, Written in the first half of the 13th century

MS. Selden Supra 23
Held at the Weston Library

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The Satires of Juvenal in Latin: a half-erased colophon gives 'Explic[it? Iu]juenalis': there are many glosses:

  1. Fols. 2, 11 are part of two leaves from an early 14th cent. MS. of the French text of the Speculum Ecclesiae of St. Edmund, archbp. of Canterbury. Cr.
  2. On fol. 43, written reversed, is: 'Ora puellares faciunt incerta capilli . Magister R' [?] de Orch' me scripsit manv sinistra', cf. fol. 17, followed by some French musical notes, 13th cent.


  • Creation: Written in the first half of the 13th century


44 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Selden Supra 23


Old Selden mark = 23

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. II, no. 3411

Custodial History

Manuscript 3425 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On parchment


10 3/8 × 5 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom