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The Tragedies of Seneca, with glosses, written in the second half of the 15th cent.

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MS. D'Orville 22

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1) Hercules Furens
  2. (fol. 29v) Thyestes
  3. (fol. 53) Phoenissae, or 'Thebais'
  4. (fol. 67) Hippolytus or 'Phedra'
  5. (fol. 94) Oedipus
  6. (fol. 116) Troades
  7. (fol. 141) Medea
  8. (fol. 163) Agamemnon
  9. (fol. 184) Octavia
  10. (fol. 205) Hercules Oetaeus
At the end of the colophon is 'Magdeline', written by the scribe, as in no. 8853. The outer two leaves of each section are of parchment, the rest paper.

On fol. 2 is 'F. Richardi', 16th cent.: in Gaisford's Catalogue this volume is X. 1. 1. 23.

Dates

  • written in the second half of the 15th cent.

Extent

249 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 22

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 1. 22

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 16900

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

Physical Facet

On parchment and paper

Dimensions

12 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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