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'Liber tragediarum Senece', written in the first half of the 15th cent. in Italy, by Jacobus Guidonis

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MS. D'Orville 21

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1) Hercules Furens
  2. (fol. 22v) Thyestes
  3. (fol. 41) Phoenissae
  4. (fol. 51v) Hippolytus
  5. (fol. 72) Oedipus
  6. (fol. 99v) Troades
  7. (fol. 118v) Medea
  8. (fol. 135v) Agamemnon
  9. (fol. 152) Octavia
  10. (fol. 168) Hercules Oetaeus
At end 'Explicit Liber tragediarum Senece per Johannem condam [i.e. quondam] Guidonis de Malzinzelis etc.'.

Each play is headed by an illuminated border and a large initial with miniatures.

Dates

  • written in the first half of the 15th cent. in Italy, by Jacobus Guidonis

Extent

192 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 21

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 1. 21

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 16899

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, illuminated

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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