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Works by Cicero, with some glosses, written in the second half of the 14th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 79

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  1. (fol. 1) 'Marci Tullij Ciceronis de magni Pompeij laudibus ...', the De lege Manilla
  2. (fol. 11) '... Miloniana.'
  3. (fol. 27) '... Pro Cn. Plancio ...'
  4. (fol. 44v) '... Pro Sylla ...'
  5. (fol. 59) '... Pro Marco Marcello ...'
  6. (fol. 63) 'C. Crispi Salustij contra M. T. Cyceronem incipit Inuectiua', followed by the 'Responsio' of Cicero
  7. (fol. 67v) The De Officiis, bk. i, chh. 1-26 (ends 'potiusque et amicis (impertientes)'), some leaves being lost
  8. (fol. 81) Two leaves of the 4th Catiline oration, chh. 6-11 ('clarisimus uir armatus--firmissimo me').


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 14th cent. in Italy


83 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 79

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 3. 20

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 16957

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 illuminated borders and capitals


10 3/8 × 7 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom