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The Achilleis of Statius and Grammatical notes: beg. 'Nota quod consulo.', written in the second half of the 15th cent.

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MS. D'Orville 182

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Made up of 2 MSS, (fol. 1) The Achilleis of Statius and (fol. 25) Grammatical notes beg. 'Nota quod consulo.', and comprising:
  1. (fol. 26v) 'Incipiunt Regule [et alia grammaticalia] Guarini Veronensis', including (fol. 35) 'Carmina differentialia Gua[rini]', on differences of meanings of Latin words
  2. (fol. 44v) 'Plutarcus de liberis educandis' (IIερὶ παίδων ἀγωγῆς) in Latin, with a preface by Guarini the translator
  3. (fol. 55)'Incipiunt Vita beati Pauli primi heremite' and (fol. 59) the Life of Malchus the captive monk, both anonymous, by St. Jerome
From an erased note on fol. 62v it seems that the volume belonged in the 16th cent. to 'Nicolo Brenzon[e].'.

Dates

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

Extent

65 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 182

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 35

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 17060

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

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

9 1/4 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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