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The Pharsalia of Lucan, Written in A.D. 1479, at Louvain

MS. Auct. F. 2. 11
Held at the Weston Library

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The Pharsalia of Lucan, with glosses and scholia, preceded by (fol. 1) 'M. Annei Lucani Vita ex commentario antiquissimo', etc., and (fol. 2) the preface of 'Omnibonus Vincentinus in Lucanum.' The binding contains parts of two Latin deeds executed at Louvain in the early part of the 15th cent., and at Brussels in 1409.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1479, at Louvain


205 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Auct. F. 2. 11

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. 8875

Custodial History

On fol. 204, 'Explicit Lucanus scriptus Louanij anno Domini millesimo cccco lxxxix:' on fol. ii, 'Abrah. Ortelij :' in the Heinsius sale catalogue, tom. ii. p. 68, this MS. is no. 84.

Physical Facet

On paper, original stamped leather binding


12 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom