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The Fasti of Ovid, followed by the Calendar, Written in the first half of the 15th century in Italy

MS. Auct. F. 4. 25
Held at the Weston Library

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The Fasti of Ovid, followed by the Calendar, collated by N. Heinsius with four MSS. and books:

  1. The last Aldine edition
  2. 'Codex Erfurtanus Collegij Ara Cæli, 600 annorum'
  3. 'Excerpta veterrimi codicis qui cum hoc Mazariniano in plerisque consentit: ea ad oram Aldinæ editionis notata mecum communicavit vir ill. Constantinus Hugenius Zulichemius'
  4. 'Codex meus quem a Langermanno accepi ...', now MS. Auct. F. 2. 2


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


118 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Auct. F. 4. 25

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. III, no. 8864

Custodial History

On fol. 111 is a Latin letter of A.D. 1561, with a nearly erased subscription, beg. 'Qualis et quanta sit nostra calamitas', and on fol. 112, 'Nomina militium qui interfuerunt predito festo et solemnitatj celebrate per ditum dominum Canem Grandem in ciuitate Verona postquam factus fuit dominus generalis Padue' (A.D. 1328?), a 16th century copy. Fol. 1 is a fly-leaf from a 14th cent. book of Latin epigrams, written in Italy.

'Hoc libro olim eram usus in bibliotheca Cardinalis Mazarini, qua postmodum direpta in Sueciam fuit devectus ad Reginam [Christinam], quæ eo cum aliis me donavit', note by N. Heinsius. In the Heinsius sale catalogue, tom. ii. p. 87, this volume is no. 328.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/2 × 6 1/4 in.

Repository Details

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