Josephus’ Antiquities MSS By Location

This article contains a list of the Latin manuscripts (MSS) of Josephus’ Antiquities organized by their locations. I think there are some missing MSS that are listed in the basic article for Antiquities MSS, which has the following list organized by oldest MSS to most recent.

Total: 84 (100%)
Austria: 8
Denmark: 1
Belgium: 1
England: 17
France: 24
Germany: 12
Italy: 12
Netherlands: 1
Spain: 1
Sweden: 1
Switzerland: 4
United States: 2

Libraries

The 84 manuscripts are divvied up between 39 libraries.

By Quantity

France, Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France (20)

England, London: British Library (11)

Italy, Florence: Laurentian Medici Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana) (8)

Germany, Munich: Bavarian state library (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek) (5)

There are 5 libraries that each have 2 manuscripts.

There are 30 libraries that each have 1 manuscript.

Alphabetical

Austria, Admont: Admont Abbey (Benediktinerstift) (1)

Austria, Graz: University of Graz Library (Universitatsbibliothek) (2)

Austria, Heiligenkreuz: Stiftsbibliothek (1)

Austria, Klosterneuburg: Stiftsbibliothek (1)

Austria, Kremsmunster: Stiftsbibliothek (1)

Austria, Vienna: Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) (1)

Austria, Zwettl: Stiftsbibliothek (1)

Denmark, Copenhagen: The Royal Library (Det Kongelige Bibliotek) (1)

Belgium, Brussels: Royal Library of Belgium (1)

England, Cambridge: Cambridge University Library (1)

England, Durham: Durham Cathedral Library (1)

England, Lincoln: Lincoln Cathedral Library (1)

England, London: British Library (11)

England, Oxford: Bodleian Library (1)

England, Oxford: Merton College (1)

England, Winchester: Winchester College (1)

France, Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France (20)

France, Troyes: Mediatheques (2)

France, Valenciennes: Bibliothèque municipale (2)

Germany, Bamberg: Bamberg State Library (Staatsbibliothek Bamberg) (1)

Germany, Berlin: Berlin State Library (Staatsbibliothek) (1)

Germany, Cologne: Diozesan- und Domblibliothek (1)

Germany, Cologne: Historisches Archiv der Stadt Koln (1)

Germany, Munich: Bavarian state library (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek) (5)

Germany, Stuttgart: State Library of Württemberg (Württembergische Landesbibliothekgust Bibliothek) (1)

Germany, Wolfenbuttel: Herzog August Bibliothek (1)

Germany, Wurzburg: Universitätsbibliothek Würzburg (1)

Italy, Milan: Ambrosian Library (Biblioteca Ambrosiana) (1)

Italy, Montecassino: Biblioteca monumentale di Montecassino (1)

Italy, Florence: Laurentian Medici Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana) (8)

Italy, Rome: Vatican Apostolic Library (Biblioteca Apostólica Vaticana) (2)

Netherlands, Leiden: Leiden University (Universiteit Leiden) (1)

Spain, Vich: Archivo Capitular (1)

Sweden, Stockholm: National Library of Sweden (Kungliga biblioteket) (1)

Switzerland, Bern: Burgerbibliothek of Berne (2)

Switzerland, Cologny: The Bodmer Foundation (1)

Switzerland, Einsiedeln: Stiftsbibliothek (1)

USA, New York: Columbia University Library (1)

USA, New York: Pierpont Morgan Library (1)

Austria

Admont: Admont Abbey (Benediktinerstift)

Siglum: Adm
Location, Library: Admont, Benediktinerstift
Manuscript: 71/72
Blatt No., Family: 84, ρ
Date: C12th
Contents: 71: Ant. 1-12; War pref.; Ant. 13
72: Ant. 14-20, War

Graz: University of Graz Library (Universitatsbibliothek)

Siglum: Lamp
Location, Library: Graz, Universitatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Graz 105
Blatt No., Family: 85, ρ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: Sec
Location, Library: Graz, Universitatsbibliothek
Manuscript: 132
Blatt No., Family: 86, ρ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, War prologue, Ant. 13

Heiligenkreuz: Stiftsbibliothek

Siglum: cr
Location, Library: Heiligenkreuz, Stiftsbibliothek
Manuscript: 34
Blatt No., Family: 140, ϕ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 14-20, War

Klosterneuburg: Stiftsbibliothek

Siglum: Cn
Location, Library: Klosterneuburg, Stiftsbibliothek
Manuscript: 5
Blatt No., Family: 106, σ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Kremsmunster: Stiftsbibliothek

Siglum: Crem
Location, Library: Kremsmunster, Stiftsbibliothek
Manuscript: 350
Blatt No., Family: 90, ρ
Date: C14th
Contents:Ant. 14-20, War

Vienna: Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

Siglum: Vn
Location, Library: Vienna, Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek
Manuscript: Palatinus Lat. 333
Blatt No., Family: 91, ρ
Date: C14th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Zwettl: Stiftsbibliothek

Siglum: z
Location, Library: Zwettl, Stiftsbibliothek
Manuscript: 25
Blatt No., Family: 94, ρ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Denmark

Copenhagen: The Royal Library (Det Kongelige Bibliotek)

Siglum: S
Location, Library: Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek
Manuscript: GKS 157 folio
Blatt No., Family: 41, λ
Date: 800-850
Contents:Ant. 1-12, 17-20

Belgium

Brussels: Royal Library of Belgium

Siglum: St
Location, Library: Brussels, Bibl. royale
Manuscript: II 1179
Blatt No., Family: 144, χ
Date: C11th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

England

Cambridge: Cambridge University Library

Siglum: Ca
Location, Library: Cambridge, Univ. Library
Manuscript: Cambridge Dd 1.4
Blatt No., Family: 157, ω
Date: 1110-1120
Contents:Ant. 1.68-14

Durham: Durham Cathedral Library

Siglum: Du
Location, Library: Durham, Cathedral Library
Manuscript: B.II.1
Blatt No., Family: 160, ω
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Lincoln: Lincoln Cathedral Library

Siglum: li
Location, Library: Lincoln, Cathedral Library
Manuscript: Lincoln 145 (C.1.6)
Blatt No., Family: 161, ω
Date: Mid-C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20 (many lacunae), War

London: British Library

Siglum: Alb
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Royal 13 D vi/vii
Blatt No., Family: 163, ω
Date: 1100-1150
Material: Parchment
Language: Latin
Script: Protogothic
Contents: vi: Ant. 1-14
vii: Ant. 15-20, War

Siglum: Nv
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Harley 3883
Blatt No., Family: 72, ξ
Date: Late C12th
Language: Latin
Contents: 71: Ant. 1-12; War pref.; Ant. 13
72: Ant. 14-20, War

Siglum: Ar
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Arundel 94
Blatt No., Family: 170, ω
Date: C12th
Language: Latin
Script: Protogothic
Contents:Ant. 15-20, War 1-7

Siglum: ld
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Royal 13 E viii
Blatt No., Family: 166, ω
Date: Early C13th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: al
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Add. 22859/22860
Blatt No., Family: 74, ξ
Date: C13th
Contents: 22859: Ant. 1-11
22860: Ant. 12-20

Siglum: Cb
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Add. 15280
Blatt No., Family: 121, φ
Date: C13th
Contents:Ant. 1-20; War

Siglum: Ld
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Add. 22861
Blatt No., Family: 66, v
Date: C13th
Contents:War 1-7 [1-8], Ant. 18-20 [9-11]

Siglum: Cov
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Harley 5116
Blatt No., Family: 168, ω
Date: Early C14th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: hr
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Harley 3691
Blatt No., Family: 40, α
Date: 1457
Contents: Ant. 1-16, War 1.522-2.373, 5.365-end of 7 [17-22, abridged], Heg.

Siglum: Fl
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Harley 3699
Blatt No., Family: 31, ζ
Date: 1478
Contents:Ant. 1-20, Apion

Siglum: h
Location, Library: London, British Library
Manuscript: Harley 4961/4962/4963
Blatt No., Family: 31, σ
Date: C15th
Contents: 4961: Ant. 8-13
4962: Ant. 14-20, Apion
4963: War 1-7 (21-27)

Oxford: Bodleian Library

Siglum: Bo
Location, Library: Oxford, Bodleian Library
Manuscript: Canon. patr. lat. 148
Blatt No., Family: 4, α
Date: 1145
Contents:Ant. 11-22, ApionWar

Oxford: Merton College

Siglum: Mt
Location, Library: Oxford, Merton College
Manuscript: Merton 317
Blatt No., Family: 101, σ
Date: Mid-C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, War 1-2, Ant. 18-20, War 3-7, Ant. 14-17

Winchester: Winchester College

Siglum: Mir
Location, Library: Winchester, Winchester College
Manuscript: ms. 6
Blatt No., Family: 165, v
Date: Mid-C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20

France

Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France

Siglum: f
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5763*
Blatt No., Family: 44, λ
Date: End of C11th
Contents:Ant. 17-20

Siglum: s
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 12511
Blatt No., Family: 59, v
Date: 1150-1199
Contents:Ant. 1-12, War, Ant. 18-20

Siglum: Prs
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 8959*
Blatt No., Family: 99, σ
Date: c.1160
Contents:Ant. 1-17, War 1-7 [18-24], Ant. 18-20, Ant. 13-17 and Ant. 19-20 “from a textual tradition different from other books”

Siglum: Cor
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 16730*
Blatt No., Family: 123, φ
Date: 1170-1180
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: Ne
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5045*
Blatt No., Family: 29, ζ
Date: Early C12th
Contents: Vol. 1: Ant. 1-12
Vol. 2: Ant. 13-20, War 1 (part), War 4-7 (Lat. 5-7, part) [21-24]

Siglum: U
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: NAL 2453
Blatt No., Family: 154, ω
Date: Early C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: n
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 16731*
Blatt No., Family: 71, ξ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: Sr
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 115427
Blatt No., Family: 20, γ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20 (missing 18.63-64)

Siglum: Vct
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 14361
Blatt No., Family: 60, ν
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, War 1-7 [13-19], Ant. 18-30 [20, 21, 20]

Siglum: Vi
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5048
Blatt No., Family: 5, α
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20

Siglum: Co
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5046
Blatt No., Family: 65, v
Date: C12/13th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, WarAnt. 18-20

Siglum: p
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5047*
Blatt No., Family: 103, σ
Date: C12/13th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: Pa
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5049
Blatt No., Family: 128, φ
Date: C12/13th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, WarApion

Siglum: Cp
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 16941
Blatt No., Family: 73, ξ
Date: 1200-1230
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: Sg
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 11735
Blatt No., Family: 67, v
Date: Early C13th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, War 1-7 [13-19], Ant. 18-20

Siglum: pa
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5050*
Blatt No., Family: 30, ζ
Date: C13th/14th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War 1 (part), War 4-7 (Lat. 5-7; part) [21-24]

Siglum: Pet
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5054*
Blatt No., Family: 7, α
Date: C14th
Contents:Ant. 1-11, Apion

Siglum: N/A
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5059*
Blatt No., Family: N/A
Date: C14th
Contents:WarAnt. 18-20

Siglum: par
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 5051*
Blatt No., Family: 22, γ
Date: 1400-1450
Contents: Ant. 1-20

Siglum: pat
Location, Library: Paris, Bibl. nationale
Manuscript: Lat. 8835
Blatt No., Family: 25, γ
Date: 1461
Contents: Ant. 1-20

Troyes: Mediatheques

Siglum: Cl
Location, Library: Troyes, Mediatheques
Manuscript: 137*
Blatt No., Family: 100, σ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20

Siglum: cl
Location, Library: Troyes, Mediatheques
Manuscript: 701*
Blatt No., Family: 62, ν
Date: C12th
Contents:War 1-7 [1-9], Ant. 18-20 [20, 21, 20]

Valenciennes: Bibliothèque municipale

Siglum: El
Location, Library: Valenciennes, Bibl. municipale
Manuscript: 546
Blatt No., Family: 115, φ
Date: C11/12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Siglum: Ha
Location, Library: Valenciennes, Bibl. municipale
Manuscript: 547*
Blatt No., Family: 116, φ
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Germany

Bamberg: Bamberg State Library (Staatsbibliothek Bamberg)

Siglum: Ba
Location, Library: Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Msc. Class 78*
Blatt No., Family: 113, φ
Date: Mid-C9th
Contents:Ant. 1-20

Berlin: Berlin State Library (Staatsbibliothek)

Siglum: Werd
Location, Library: Berlin, Staatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Lat. Fol. 226
Blatt No., Family: 146, χ
Date: 1100-1159
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Cologne: Diozesan- und Domblibliothek

Siglum: D
Location, Library: Cologne: Diozesan- und Domblibliothek
Manuscript: 162/163*
Blatt No., Family: 107, σ
Date: 1150-1175
Contents: 162: Ant. 1-4, 8-13
163: Ant. 14-20, War

Cologne: Historisches Archiv der Stadt Koln

Siglum: N/A
Location, Library: Cologne, Historisches Archiv der Stadt Koln
Manuscript: Best 7010 (Wallraf 276)*
Blatt No., Family: N/A
Date: End of C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Munich: Bavarian state library (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)

Siglum: Pl
Location, Library: Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Clm 11302*
Blatt No., Family: 81, π
Date: C11/12th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, War 1-7 [13-19], Ant. 18 [not numbered]

Siglum: Sa
Location, Library: Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Clm 15841
Blatt No., Family: 89, ρ
Date: c.1200
Contents:Ant. 1-20, WarHeg.

Siglum: b
Location, Library: Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Clm 4510*
Blatt No., Family: 87, ρ
Date: Early C13th
Contents:Ant. 1-20

Siglum: Sch
Location, Library: Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Clm 17404*
Blatt No., Family: 88, ρ
Date: Mid-C13th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, WarHeg.

Siglum: t
Location, Library: Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Manuscript: Clm 18004*
Blatt No., Family: 92, ρ
Date: C15th
Contents: Ant. 10-20

Stuttgart: State Library of Württemberg (Württembergische Landesbibliothekgust Bibliothek)

Siglum: Z
Location, Library: Stuttgart, Wurttembergische Landesbibliothek
Manuscript: Cod. hist. fol. 418
Blatt No., Family: 37, ι
Date: 1160-1170
Contents:Ant. 1-12

Wolfenbuttel: Herzog August Bibliothek

Siglum: W
Location, Library: Wolfenbuttel, Herzog August Bibliothek
Manuscript: Codex Guelf. 22/23 Weissenburg*
Blatt No., Family: 34, ι
Date: 850-899
Contents: 22: Ant. 1-12
23: War

Wurzburg: Universitätsbibliothek Würzburg

Siglum: He
Location, Library: Wurzburg, Universitatsbibliothek
Manuscript: M.p.th.f.5*
Blatt No., Family: 45, λ
Date: Mid-C9th
Contents:Ant. 7-12.399

Italy

Milan: Ambrosian Library (Biblioteca Ambrosiana)

Siglum: a
Location, Library: Milan, Bibl. Ambrosiana
Manuscript: A 220
Blatt No., Family: 47, λ
Date: 800-850
Contents:Ant. 17-20

Montecassino: Biblioteca monumentale di Montecassino

Siglum: C
Location, Library: Montecassino, Bibl. monumentale di Montecassino
Manuscript: 124
Blatt No., Family: 10, β
Date: C10th
Contents:Ant. 1-20

Florence: Laurentian Medici Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana)

Siglum: Ga
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: Plut.89inf.11*
Blatt No., Family: 27, η
Date: C11th
Contents:Ant. 17-20

Siglum: Lau
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: Plut. 66.5/6*
Blatt No., Family: 149, χ
Date: End of C11th
Contents: 66.5: Ant. 1-18.3
66.6: Ant. 18-20, War

Siglum: L
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: Plut. 66.2*
Blatt No., Family: 3, α
Date: C11th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, ApionWar 1.1-27.6

Siglum: La
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: Plut. 66.1*
Blatt No., Family: 11, β
Date: C11th
Contents:Ant. 1-16, Heg.

Siglum: Cr
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: Plut.19sin.01*
Blatt No., Family: 17, ε
Date: C11/12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20 (missing 11.148-347), Apion

Siglum: M
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: San Marco 385*
Blatt No., Family: 16, ε
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, Apion 1

Siglum: l
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: Plut. 66.3*
Blatt No., Family: 18, ε
Date: C15th
Contents: Ant. 1-20, Apion

Siglum: N/A
Location, Library: Florence, Bibl. Laurenziana
Manuscript: Plut. 18sin.10*
Blatt No., Family: N/A
Date: C15th
Contents: Ant. 1-20, Apion

Rome: Vatican Apostolic Library (Biblioteca Apostólica Vaticana)

Siglum: Lc
Location, Library: Rome, Bibl. Vaticana
Manuscript: Pal. lat. 814*
Blatt No., Family: 46, λ
Date: End of C8th
Language: Latin
Contents:Ant. 1-12

Siglum: V
Location, Library: Rome, Bibl. Vaticana
Manuscript: Vat. Lat. 1998
Blatt No., Family: 14, γ
Date: C11th
Contents:Ant. 1-20, Heg.

Netherlands

Leiden: Leiden University (Universiteit Leiden)

Siglum: Vo
Location, Library: Leiden, Universiteit Leiden
Manuscript: VLF 17
Blatt No., Family: 49, λ
Date: C10th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, 17-20, Heg.

Spain

Vich: Archivo Capitular

Siglum: Aus
Location, Library: Vich, Archivo Capitular
Manuscript: 162
Blatt No., Family: 132, φ
Date: C14th
Contents:Ant. 1-20

Sweden

Stockholm: National Library of Sweden (Kungliga biblioteket)

Siglum: Pd
Location, Library: Stockholm, Kungliga Biblioteket
Manuscript: A 148 (“Codex Gigas”)*
Blatt No., Family: 93, ρ
Date: 1204-1230
Contents:Ant. 1-20, War

Switzerland

Bern: Burgerbibliothek of Berne

Siglum: F
Location, Library: Bern, Burgerbibliothek
Manuscript: 118
Blatt No., Family: 43, λ
Date: Early C9th
Contents:Ant. 1-12

Siglum: Mi
Location, Library: Bern, Burgerbibliothek
Manuscript: Lat. 50
Blatt No., Family: 50, λ
Date: Mid-C9th
Contents:Ant. 1-12, War 1-7 [13-18, 18]

Cologny: The Bodmer Foundation

Siglum: Non
Location, Library: Cologny: Foundation Martin Bodmer
Manuscript: Bodmer 98/99*
Blatt No., Family: 48, λ
Date: Early C9th
Contents: 98: Ant. 1-6
99: War 1-7 (13-19)

Einsiedeln: Stiftsbibliothek

Siglum: E
Location, Library: Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek
Manuscript: 344
Blatt No., Family: 35, ι
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-12

United States of America

New York: Columbia University Library

Siglum: Vl
Location, Library: New York, Columbia Library
Manuscript: Plimpton 43
Blatt No., Family: 80, π
Date: C12th
Contents:Ant. 1-12

New York: Pierpont Morgan Library

Siglum: d
Location, Library: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library
Manuscript: M 533/M 534
Blatt No., Family: 68, v
Date: Late C13th
Contents: 533: Ant. 1-15
534: Ant. 16-20, War

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