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The Astronomica of Hyginus, in four books, written in the second half of the 10th cent.

MS. D'Orville 95

  • Request

The handwriting changes more than once.

A facsimile of a page is given in R. Ellis's XX facsimiles from Latin MSS. (1891).


  • Creation: written in the second half of the 10th cent.


39 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 95

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 3. 36

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 16973

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 one illuminated capital


9 7/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom