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The Elegies of Tibullus, De Remedio Amoris of Ovid and Ovid's Epistle of Sappho to Phaon, written in the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 162

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  1. (fol. 1) The Elegies of Tibullus with a few glosses, and a copy of his epitaph
  2. (fol. 49) The De Remedio Amoris of Ovid, with a few glosses
  3. (fol. 69) Three short poems sometimes attributed to Ovid: De cuculo beg. 'Conueniunt cuncti'), Ad amicam beg. 'Dulcis amica ueni'), De pulice beg. 'Parue pulex')
  4. (fol. 73) Ovid's Epistle of Sappho to Phaon.
On fols. 49, 73 is 'Contuli N[icolas] H[einsius].'.


  • written in the 15th cent. in Italy


84 Leaves


MS. D'Orville 162

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 15

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 17040

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

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/4 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom