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Pindar , Olympia ; poems with Latin glosses; and Letter to Gregory Nazianzen, written in the 16th cent.

MS. D'Orville 119

  • Request


  1. (p. 1) 'Πίνδάρον 'Ολνμπιόνικαι', i-ix. 142, ending (a leaf being lost) at 'κάλλιστά τε ρέζας.'
  2. (p. 63) 'Περί τής τού βίου ματαιότητος καί άπιστίας καί κοινού πάντων τέλος, Gregorius Nazianzenus', in hexameters: beg.. '"Hθελου ήέ πέλεια, with Latin glosses
  3. (p. 67) 'θρήνος διά τών αύτού μάγων καί πρός Χρίστόν δέησις ...', in hexameters: beg. 'Γαία φίλη ': with Latin glosses: probably also by St. Gregory
  4. (p. 69) ''Επιστολή τού μεγάλου Βασιλείου ...' to Gregory: beg. ''Επέγνων σου τήν έπιστολήν.'


  • Creation: written in the 16th cent.


84 pages

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 119

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 4. 17

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 16997

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

Physical Facet

On paper


7 1/8 × 5 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom