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Colophon 'P. Papini Statii poetae libri quinti Siluarum finis', the Silvae in five books, written in the second half of the 15th cent.

MS. D'Orville 181

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  • written in the second half of the 15th cent.


72 Leaves


MS. D'Orville 181

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 34

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 17059

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 25 for a manuscript probably purchased with the Silvae.

Physical Facet

On parchment


8 1/4 × 5 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom