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The Tusculanae Disputationes of Cicero, in five books, written in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 85

  • Request

Fol. 1 is in later writing.

A few later physical recipes (for softening iron, etc.) are on fol. 89v, in Latin.


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


91 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 85

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 3. 26

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 16963

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 a few illuminated capitals, some leaves stained


9 7/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom