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Extracts and papers relating to the Greek Anthology, written in the first half of the 18th cent.

MS. D'Orville 239

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Made up of several pieces, comprising:

  1. (fol. 1) The Εκφρασις τοὔ πίνακος of Johannes Gazaeus, wanting the first 119 lines and beginning 'ὄμπνιον αἴγλψ | Kαὶ φλόγα κουφίζωύ, followed at fol. 10 by various epigrams
  2. fol. 18) Thirty-four epigrams 'ex Excerptis Ismaelis Bouillaud 1730.'
  3. (fol. 22) Ten epigrams, one in French
  4. (fol. 23) 'Ex Anthologia Epigrammata in Latinum versa ab Antonio Maria Salvinio.'
  5. (fol. 32) A few critical notes on some Greek epigrams, in Latin.


  • Creation: written in the first half of the 18th cent.


33 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • French


MS. D'Orville 239

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. inf. 1. 6

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 17117

Physical Facet

On paper


13 5/8 × 9 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom