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The works of Horace, written in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 157

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  1. (fol. 1) 'Q. Horatij Flacci Venusini poete clarissimi Carminum sive Odarum ... liber primus [etc.].'
  2. (fol. 57) '... Liber Epodon incipit. Lege feliciter.'
  3. (fol. 68v) The Carmen Seculare, here regarded as part of the Epodes
  4. (fol. 70) '... Poetrie sive de Arte Poetica ... liber...'
  5. (fol. 79) '... Sermonum liber primus [et alter].'
  6. (fol. 117v) '... Epistolarum liber...'.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent. in Italy


149 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 157

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 10

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 17035

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

Related Materials

See also MS. D'Orville 158 for the 'D'Orv. 1' of C. Kirchner's 'Novae Quaestiones Horatianae' (1847)

Physical Facet

On paper,with illuminated capitals


8 3/4 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom