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Some tragedies of Euripides translated into Latin prose, written in about 1540 by N. Bachman (?)

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MS. D'Orville 120

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 5) The Iphigenia in Tauris
  2. (fol. 33) The Rhesus
  3. (fol. 50v) The Troades
  4. (fol. 73) The Bacchae, imperfect at end
  5. (fol. 95) The Cyclops
  6. (fol. 107v) The Heraclidae, very imperfect
  7. (fols. 112, 131v) The Helena, imperfect at end
At fols. 130r-131r is a copy of a German letter from 'Niclaus Bachman', of Rapperschwyl (?), who probably wrote the whole volume.

Dates

  • written in about 1540 by N. Bachman (?)

Extent

136 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 120

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 4. 18

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 16998

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

Physical Facet

On paper, read leather binding with some gold ornament, 17th cent. (?)

Dimensions

9 1/4 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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