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Photostats of Manuscripts of Marsilius of Padua, Defensor pacis


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Photostats of manuscripts of Marcilius of Padua, Defensor pacis:
  1. Tortosa, Bibl. de Cabildo 141, fols. 1-100r, 14th century
  2. Vienna, Nationalbibliothek lat. 464, fols. 1-117r, 14th century
  3. Vienna, Nationalbibliothek lat. 809, fols. 1-123r, 15th century
  4. Bruges, Bibliothèque publique 557, fols. 1-10, 13-17, 19-20, 14th century
  5. Auxerre, Bibliothèque de la ville 19, fol. 3r, 14th century (photograph).


  • photostats of 14th and 15th cent. originals


3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. d. 67].
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MSS. Facs. d. 67-69

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13524

Biographical / Historical

Marcilius of Padua (fl. 1277-1342) was an Italian political theorist who taught in Paris and Nuremberg. His Defensor pacis (1324) examined the roles of church and state.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1942.


  • See C. W. Previté-Orton (ed.) The Defensor pacis of Marsilius of Padua (Cambridge: 1928).
Photostats of Manuscripts of Marsilius of Padua, Defensor pacis
Susan Thomas
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