Part of the Aeneid of Virgil, i. 516 ('Dissimulant')--iv. 139, iv. 500 --vi. 213 ('ferebant'), with some glosses and the 10-line arguments, written in the first half of the 15th cent. in Italy
. The signatures show that 60 leaves are wanting at the beginning. This is almost certainly the 'Codex Francianus alter' of Burmann's edition.
- Creation: written in the first half of the 15th cent. in Italy
Language of Materials
MS. D'Orville 100
Auct. X. 1. 3. 41
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 16978
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. D'Orville.
Owned by Petrus Francius of Amsterdam (4° no. 895 in the Francius sale, 1705).
On parchment, with a few illuminated capitals, the ink has in places almost gone
10 3/8 × 6 1/2 in.