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Poems of Petrarch, written perhaps in the second half of the 14th century

MS. Bodl. 1027
Held at the Weston Library

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Poems of Petrarch:

  1. (fol. 1) Poems and sonnets, about 287 in number: the first beg. 'Uoi chascoltate', the last beg. 'Laura mia sacra', but some leaves are lost at the end;
  2. (fol. 103) The Trionfi d'Amore, della Castità and della Morte: between the last two is a short poem, beg. 'Quancti gia ne leta matura & acra', and at fol. 123v a longer one, beg. 'Nel cor pien damarissima doletça.'.


  • Creation: written perhaps in the second half of the 14th century


128 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


MS. Bodl. 1027

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. V, no. 24746.

Custodial History

The Libri Sale Catalogue states that this volume belonged to Apostolo Zeno and 'has his bookplate': but all traces of this ownership have disappeared.

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 787.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/8 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom