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Works by or ascribed to Cicero, written in two handwritings, written perhaps late in the 15th cent.

MS. D'Orville 10

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  1. (fol. 1v) De Inventione Rhetorica, with copious introduction and scholia
  2. (fol. 33) Rhetorica ad Herennium.
  3. (fol. 60) De Partitione Oratoria
  4. (fol. 68v) De Officiis
  5. (fol. 118) Orationes in Verrem
  6. (fol. 197) Orationes in Catilinam
  7. (fol. 213) Cicero's Invective against Sallust, preceded at fol. 212 by Sallust's Invective against Cicero
  8. (fol. 215v) Paradoxa
  9. (fol. 221) Oratio pro M. Marcello
  10. (fol. 223) Oratio pro Qu. Ligario
  11. (fol. 225v) Oratio pro rege Deiotaro
  12. (fol. 229) Oratio de Lege Manilla.

De Inventione Rhetorica, Oratio pro M. Marcello, Oratio pro Qu. Ligario, Oratio pro rege Deiotaro and Oratio de Lege Manilla have considerable scholia, the rest few.

The handwriting changes at fols. 33, 68v, 221, 229, but is probably of the same date.


  • Creation: written perhaps late in the 15th cent.


247 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 10

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 1. 10

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 16888

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. D'Orville.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 3/5 × 9 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom