British Library, Cotton MS Cleopatra D I


Produced: England, 11th-12th century
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 197
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 24.5 cm Width: 18 cm
Sample page - British Library Cotton MS Cleopatra D I
Folio 130r


Contains the Collectanea Rerum Memorabilium by Gaius Julius Solinus on folio 129r-197r. Not illustrated

Contents:f. 129v: A table of contents written by a 15th-century hand. ff. 130r-197v: Solinus, Collectanea Rerum Mirabilium (Collection of Wonderful Things).Decoration:Large decorated initial at the beginning in red and green (f. 130r). Decorated initials in red and green. Simple initials in red and green. Paragraph marks in red and green. Rubrics in red. Several letters highlighted in red. Glosses in margin framed in red or green. - [British Library catalog]

Also contains Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, De Architectura; Extracts from Proper of Aquitaine, Epigrammata ex Sententiis Sancti Augustini; Epitaph of Vitalis; Vegetius, De Re Militari.

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