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Miscellaneous papers, chiefly relating to Greek literature, and from Paris MSS., written in the 17th and the first half of the 18th cent.

MS. D'Orville 34

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The more important of the papers are:

  1. (fol. 2) Extracts from Nathanael Chumnus's Sermons, in Greek, from a Paris MS.
  2. (fol. 14)'Επιστολὴ 'Αλεξάνδρου τραλλιανοῦ περἰ ἐλμίνθων, with a Latin translation
  3. (fol. 20) 'Scholia antiqua in Homerum [II. i. 1-42) incerti auctoris. Exscripsit C. V. Joh. Baptista Donius, Patric. Flor.': beg. 'Mῆνiv ἂειδε θεἀ) Ζητοῦσι διἀ τἰ ἀπὰ τῆς μήνιδος
  4. (fol. 26) Collations of Photius's Βιβλιοθήκη, cap. 186, and (fol. 27) of Aelian περἰ ςώων, perhaps by J. C. Wolfius
  5. (fol. 28) A collation of Xenophon Ephesius in the Monte Cassino MS. with the printed London edition of 1726, by Antonius Cocchius, 1728, with emendations of 1736
  6. (fol. 34) Notes on Aristaenetus in the hand of F. L. Abreschius, followed by other notes by J. J. Reiske and others sent to Abreschius for his edition
  7. (fol. 52) Greek lexicographical notes.

At fol. 56 is a paper, in the hand of Gisbertus Cuperus.


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


58 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 34

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 2. 2

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 16912

Physical Facet

On paper


14 1/4 × 9 3/8 in.

Repository Details

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