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The Silvae of Statius, Written in the 2nd half of the 15th century in Italy

MS. Barlow 23
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The Silvae of Statius, to '... clamore fatiscat' (v. 521), the last 14 lines being in a 16th-cent. hand. Collated as 'F' in the Teubner edition.


  • Creation: Written in the 2nd half of the 15th century in Italy


80 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Barlow 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. 6465


  • Three leaves have been reproduced in Ellis, Facsimiles of MSS. in the Bodleian Library (Oxford, 1891, plates 19, 20, and 2nd series, 1903, plate 16).

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, blind-tooled brown leather, with illuminated capitals and border (fol. 1)


9 2/5 × 6 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom