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Six 'Relazioni' of Venetian ambassadors, written in A. D. 1609

MS. Add. A. 28
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Six 'Relazioni' of Venetian ambassadors

  1. (fol. 1) by Niccolo Tiepolo, about the Empire of Charles v, emperor of Germany, king of Spain, the Netherlands, Lombardy, etc., 1532: no author is given in the MS.
  2. (fol. 75) by Michiele Surriano, also on the empire of Charles v, 1557.
  3. (fol. 138) by Martino Giustiniano, about France, in about 1545.
  4. (fol. 166) by Andrea Boldù, about Savoy, 1561: attributed also to Giov. Corraro and Bertuccio Valiero: no author or date is in the volume.
  5. (fol. 209) by Vincenzo Fedeli, about Florence and Tuscany, 1561: no author or date is given.
  6. (fol. 262) by Domenico Trevisano, about Turkey, 1554: the author is not given.

The date of writing Jan. 2, 1609, is on fol. 326v.


  • Creation: written in A. D. 1609


328 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


MS. Add. A. 28

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. 24771.

Custodial History

'Ex libris domini l'hilippi Janiti [first three letters doubtful] principis Co...', a faded entry of about A.D. 1700, on fol. 1.

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 1034*.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 3/8 × 73/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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