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A fragment of the Aeneid of Virgil, iv. 91 ('Cara Iouis')--vi. 289 ('tricorporis umbre'), written in 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 99

  • Request

Fols. 1-40 of the original foliation are lost, except the offset of fol, 1r, with the 1- and 10-line arguments: at the end the MS. is simply unfinished.

A short Latin-Italian glossary is on fols. vir, 88r, and a Greek alphabet on fol. 88v.

On fol. iv is an epigram on 'Gronovius Fur' (about A.D. 1710).

On folio 88r 'Hic liber est mei Bernardi Batholomei Eugenij de Fiaschis' (late 15th cent. ?).


  • Creation: written in 15th cent. in Italy


48 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 99

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 3. 40

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 16977

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

Physical Facet

On parchment


11 1/8 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom