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The Alexandreis of Philippus Gualterus de Castellione (Insulanus), with some glosses, the metrical summaries of each book, and (at fol. 66) a preface by the author, written in the first half of the 13th cent.

MS. D'Orville 205

  • Request

Some short Latin grammatical verses beg. 'Amittit sine d'), and the Latin Lord's Prayer in a (later) writing in Greek letters are on fol. 65v.

Fol. 54 is torn, and some other leaves are rubbed.


  • Creation: written in the first half of the 13th cent.


72 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 205

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 6. 16

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 17083

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

Physical Facet

On parchment


9 5/8 × 5 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom