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Collection Level Description: Calligraphic Copies of Poems by Horace, Lucretius, Catullus and Others by Francis Crease

Reference: MSS. Lat. class. b. 4-5
Title: Calligraphic Copies of Poems by Horace, Lucretius, Catullus and Others by Francis Crease
Dates of Creation: 1917-18
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Francis Crease

Language of Material: Latin

Administrative/Biographical History

Francis Crease (fl. 1917-18) was a calligrapher.

Scope and Content

Calligraphic copies of poems by Horace, Lucretius, Catullus and others by Francis Crease.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by the executors of Sir John Beazley in 1970.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47791-2.

Access Points


Carus | Titus Lucretius | c 97-55 BC | Roman philosopher and poet known as Lucretius

Catallus | Gaius Valerius | c 84-54 BC | Roman poet

Crease | Francis | fl 1917-1918 | calligrapher

Flaccus | Quintus Horatius | c 65-8 BC | Roman poet known as Horace

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