Skip to main content

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

MS. D'Orville 243

  • Request

Made up of several papers, comprising:

  1. (fol. 4) A copy of a French letter from--La Monnoye (?), containing some Latin notes (dated 1701) on bp. Huet's poems and on his 'Notæ ad Anthologiam Epigrammatum Græcorum.'
  2. (fol. 9) Excerpts from a Milan MS. (no. 110), consisting of some Greek epigrams
  3. (fol. 10) Copies of some Latin notes 'in primis pagellis Anthologiæ manu Gueti [Francisci Guyeti ?] notatæ.'
  4. (fol. 45) 'In Anthologiam ineditam Excerpta Ismaelis Bouillaud 1730. Accepi a cl. Camusato Gallo', a note by D'Orville
  5. (fol. 53) Some Latin verse translations of Greek epigrams by Huidecoper
  6. (fol. 57) Some similar translations and notes of Ant. Mar. Salvinus, sent at Henry Newton's request to Jean le Clerc (autograph).


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


70 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 243

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. inf. 1. 10

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 17121

Physical Facet

On paper


9 3/4 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom