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Orations of Cicero, written in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 78

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  1. (fol. 1) Pro A. Caecina.
  2. (fol. 26) Pro lege agraria, the three orations
  3. (fol. 62) In L. Calpurnium Pisonem
  4. (fol. 90) Pro C. Rabirio Postumo
  5. (fol. 100) Pro C. Rabirio
  6. (fol. 110v) Pro Roscio comoedo.

On fol. 1: 'Hic codex a me Hieronymo Lagomarsino e Soc. Jesu cum vulgatis diligenter collatus, in mea Ciceronis Orationum editione numero 38. designabitur. Florentiæ 16. Jun. 1740. Cl. II. 38.'.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent. in Italy


125 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 78

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 8. 19

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 16956

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, with some illuminated capitals


10 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom