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Portuguese proverbs and sayings, Sermons in Portuguese and Portuguese religious meditations, Written in the 2nd half of the 16th century

MS. Selden Supra 92
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Fol. iii. Some Portuguese proverbs and sayings: the first is 'Açamar ho tempo, Asombrame a ora, cercear a moeda'.
  2. Fol. 30. Sermons in Portuguese: beg. 'Dominica 8. Homo quidam erat diues et habebat uillicum ... Os doutores declaram'. An imperfect list of them is at fol. 325, but fols. 286-93 have been cut out. The name of padre Laynez is on fol. 252v.
  3. Fol. 324v rev. Portuguese religious meditations, slightly imperfect.


  • Creation: Written in the 2nd half of the 16th century


319 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Portuguese


MS. Selden Supra 92


Old Selden mark = 92

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. 3480

Custodial History

Not a genuine Selden volume.

Manuscript 3494 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On paper


5 7/8 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom