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Manuscripts relating to Theocritus, written in the first half of the 18th cent.

MS. D'Orville 267

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Made up of several MSS., comprising:

  1. (fols. 3, 19, 29, 37, 54, 67) Collations of the Idylls, and in some cases the Epigrams, of Theocritus in the Paris 'Codices Regii' nos. 3335, 1513, 3312, 2794, Colb. 1193, Coisl. 169, with the Oxford edition of 1699
  2. (fols. 49, 94, cf. 35). Collations of the 'Επιτάφιον Βίωνος (Moschus, idyll 3) in the Paris 'Codices Regii' nos. 3335, 1513 & 3312, and some other MS., with the Bâle edition of 1541.

At fol. 53 is 'Γένος Θεόκρίτον άρίστον ποιητού.'.


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


95 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)


MS. D'Orville 267

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. inf. 1. 34

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 17145

Physical Facet

On paper


14 1/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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