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The 'Buccolica', written in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 161

  • Request

(fol. 14v) 'Georgica' and 'Ęnęis' of Virgil, Aen. ii. 565-589 are added on fol. 211v, not occurring in the text.

The name 'De Boury' (possibly 'De Brunj') occurs on fol. 1 (16th cent. ?).


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


212 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 161

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 14

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 17039

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals, a border, etc.


7 3/4 × 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom