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Poems of Prudentius, with glosses, written in the 12th cent.

MS. D'Orville 183

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  1. (fol. 1v) 'Liber contra Simmachum', with prologue
  2. (fol. 34) The epilogue of the Liber Peristephanon: beg. 'Immolat Deo patri': ends 'personasse Christum.'
  3. (fol. 34v) The Dittochaeum, Diptychon or Enchiridion
  4. (fol. 38) 'Incipit Apotheoses Prudentij
  5. (fol. 57v). 'Incipit liber Amartigenia de origine peccatorum.'.


  • Creation: written in the 12th cent.


76 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 183

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 5. 36

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 17061

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, the first few leaves stained


8 7/8 × 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom