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Greek collations, written perhaps in the 14th cent. in several hands

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MS. D'Orville 71

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1) The "'Εργα καί 'Hμέραι of Hesiod, with scholia, preceded by a long introduction
  2. (fol. 61v) 'Πινδάρου'ολνμπιόνικαι, with a preface and scholia. On fol. 119v-120 are some notes on Greek metre
  3. (fol. 121) The Idylls of Theocritus i-viii and x, with scholia, but Id. iv occurs twice (fols. 129v, 135r).
At fol. 144 follow two poems written in the shapes of an altar and an axe (begg. 'Ολύς οΰ με λιβρός ίρών', Αυδροθέα δώρον', the latter ascribed to Simmias), with scholia.

Dates

  • written perhaps in the 14th cent. in several hands

Extent

157 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 71

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 3. 12

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 16949

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

Related Materials

See also MS. D'Orville 293 for a copy of Heinsius's edition of Theocritus, Moschus, Bion and Simmias (1604)

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 × 5 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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