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Works of Cicero, written in the 15th cent. in Italy

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MS. D'Orville 137

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1). '... C. Maior vel de Senectute', with some glosses
  2. (fol. 29v). 'Paradoxa', with glosses
  3. (fol. 41v). The De Amicitia, with glosses
  4. (fol. 65). The Somnium Scipionis (from the 6th book of the De Republica)
  5. 'Olim in Bibliotheca Cardinalis Nicolai Ridolfi Florent.' (d. 1550): with the printed bookplate of A. F. Gori (d. 1757), wearing his motto 'Curae sed deliciæ', and a note that the volume was bought in July 1744

Dates

  • written in the 15th cent. in Italy

Extent

71 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 137

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 4. 35

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 17015

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

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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