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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

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MS. D'Orville 100

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. The signatures show that 60 leaves are wanting at the beginning. This is almost certainly the 'Codex Francianus alter' of Burmann's edition.

Dates

  • written in the first half of the 15th cent. in Italy

Extent

56 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 100

Former reference:

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.

Custodial History

Owned by Petrus Francius of Amsterdam (4° no. 895 in the Francius sale, 1705).

Physical Facet

On parchment, with a few illuminated capitals, the ink has in places almost gone

Dimensions

10 3/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom