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Colophon, written in the first half of the 15th cent. in Italy

MS. D'Orville 177

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  1. (fol. 1). Colophon:-- 'Explicit liber Jouenalis', Juvenal's Satires
  2. (fol. 85). Colophon:-- 'Explicit Persius'
At fol. 100 is a short Latin elegiac poem, beg. 'Elisia auricomas.'.


  • written in the first half of the 15th cent. in Italy


101 Leaves


MS. D'Orville 177

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 30

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 17055

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 an illuminated capital and border


7 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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