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Juvenal, Satires , written in the first half of the 15th century in Italy

MS. Montagu e. 6
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'Iunii Iuuenalis Aquinatis poetae Satyrarum liber primus [etc.] incipit', the 16 satires. The border bears a badge or coat of arms, azure, a hound rampant argent collared gules: there is a later faint coat of arms with the motto 'Libertas.'.


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


90 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Montagu e. 6

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. 25398.

Custodial History

'Philip Stanhope. Romæ. 1750. Hic liber venit e Bibliotheca Christinæ Reginæ Sueciæ' Acquired by Montagu on Feb. 15, 1847.

Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 2.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated border and capitals, binding, stamped leather, back modern, with metal fittings for clasps, contemporary Italian work


8 3/4 × 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom