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Miscellaneous classical pieces, written in the 17th and first half of the 18th cent.

MS. D'Orville 18

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Made up of several MSS., the chief of which are:
  1. (fol. 4). The first part of a new edition of Dousa's Lucilii Satyrarum quæ supersunt Reliquiæ (1597) 'recensuit, suas & doctorum Virorum observationes subjunxit Franciscus Dionysius Camusatus I. C. Vesuntinus.', 17th cent.
  2. (fol. 14). Two poetical pieces copied 'ex collectaneis Frederici Lindenbrogii', one astronomical, beg. 'Me legat annales', ascribed to Cicero, the other 'Sulpicii Luperci Servasti de cupiditate', beg. 'Heu misera in nimios.', 18th cent.
  3. (fol. 18). 'Adnotationes variorum in Lucanum', Pharsalia, i. 1-86: in margin 'Godlievii Cortii.', 17th cent.
  4. (fol. 42). A copy of some scholia on Valerius Flaccus's Argonautica, i. 1-86, 18th cent.
  5. (fol. 44). Oriental writing by Henry Wild of Norwich, 18th cent.
  6. (fol. 46). A copy of the latter part of the Aetna from the Cambridge MS., written by John Davis, Mar 1709-1710
  7. (fol. 47). A prose 'Laus Eruditionis' by Viglius Du Quesnoy, 17th cent.
  8. (fol. 50). 'Tumulus Ludovici Magm', a satirical epitaph, followed by others on Francois de Mailly and pope Clement ix, 18th cent.


  • written in the 17th and first half of the 18th cent.


61 Leaves


MS. D'Orville 18

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 1. 18

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 16896

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/4 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

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