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The Tragedies of Seneca, with glosses, written in 1462 by Simon Petrus

MS. D'Orville 23

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  1. (fol. 1) Hercules Furens
  2. (fol. 28v) Thyestes
  3. (fol. 52) Phoenissae
  4. (fol. 66v) Hippolytus
  5. (fol. 93) Oedipus
  6. (fol. 115) Troades
  7. (fol. 140) Medea
  8. (fol. 162) Agamemnon
  9. (fol. 183) Octavia
  10. (fol. 204) Hercules Oetaeus
On fol. 245v is 'Explicunt tragedie senece scripte per manus seinonis [Simonis?] petri Anno domini millesimo quadragintesimo sexagesimo primo in die conversionis sancti pauli', i.e. 25 Jan. 1461-1462.

In Gaisford's catalogue this is MS. D'Orville 22


  • written in 1462 by Simon Petrus


247 Leaves


MS. D'Orville 23

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 1. 23

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 16901

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

Physical Facet

On paper


11 7/8 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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