The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark R.3.5
Manuscript Title Commentary on Ovid, De Arte Amandi
Alternative Title Commentary In French On Ovid. De Arte Amandi.
James Number 585
Century 16th
Physical Description 24 lines to a page. Clearly written.
Provenance Given by Nevile. The first three pages are covered with pedigrees and records of the families of Nevile and Pole in an English hand (early xvi).
Donor Neville [Nevile], Thomas (c. 1548–1615), College Head and Dean of Canterbury
Folio 582 ff.
Material Paper
Collation in quires of 8, the last of 4.


Publii Ouidii Nasonis Sulmonensis poete clarissimi liber de arte amandi cum interpretatione gallica eiusdem libri incipit feliciter.
Si quis in hoc artem populo non nouit amandi me legat.
Comme dit auons dessus au prologue de cest nostre oeuurage: voulons largement mes toutesfoys honestement enterpreter etc.
Ends f.582a
elle par raisson me doibuant escripure et appeller leur maistre. Finis. Τελως.