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Horace, works and Persius, fragment, written in A.D. 1460 in Italy

MS. Montagu e. 8
Held at the Weston Library

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(fol.1) Horace's Poems:

  1. (fol. 1) Satires;
  2. (fol. 39) Odes;
  3. (fol. 94v) Epodes and Carmen Seculare, called together 'Secularia carmina';
  4. (fol. 107v) Ars Poëtica;
  5. (fol. 117) Epistles.

(fol. 145e). The Satires of Persius, with no author's name. 'Jo. Albertaccio di Daniello degli Alberti scripsi questo libro di mia propria mano. nel. M.cccc°lx°...'.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1460 in Italy


163 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Montagu e. 8

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. 25399.

Custodial History

The Persius was temporarily separated from the Juvenal by Montagu, who acquired them in or before May, 1831, see fol. 144.

Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 3.

Physical Facet

On parchment.


9 × 6 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom