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Statutes of Venice, written in the second half of the 14th cent. at Venice

MS. Bowyer 3

  • Request

'... Statuti de Veniesia [Venice] fati ... e de nouo complidi ... anni da la Incarnacion ... mccxlij a di. vj insiando el mese de Setembrio ...', in five books, with 'li capitoli de la promission di maleficij' of 1232, and additional codes dated 1331, 1333, 1346: and (fol. 35) 'Statuta Navium' in Latin, dated 1255. A later hand has added an agreement of 1433, between Priamus Contareno and Antonius Gradenico.


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 14th cent. at Venice


43 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian
  • Latin


MS. Bowyer 3

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. IV, no 22082

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Bowyer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1838.

Physical Facet

On parchment


12 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom