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Volume written on parchment in France, early 16th cent.

MS. Bywater 17
Held at the Weston Library

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Volume written on parchment in France in a humanistic cursive script, with small decorated initials, containing: (fols. 1-6) 'Altercatio Adriani et Epicteti', incomplete at the beginning, with (fols. 6-87) two florilegia in Latin from classical and patristic Greek and Latin writers, arranged by subject, (fols. 6-67) 'flores multorum auctorum' giving the sources of the quotations, and (fols. 67-87) 'sententie secundum elementa a variis poetis excerpta', without sources.


  • Creation: early 16th cent.


87 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Bywater 17

Other Finding Aids

Bywater no. 139.

Physical Facet

Binding: 18th-cent. half red calf, decorated paper boards, with label on spine '85-'

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom