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The De Officiis of Cicero, written in the second half of the 14th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 86

  • Request

The first leaf of each book is wanting (the first is supplied later), and a leaf at end (ends 'audiam de con (tinentia).'.


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


80 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 86

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 3. 27

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 16964

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 two coloured capitals


9 1/4 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom