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Catalogue of noteworthy MSS. in various libraries, written in the first half of the 18th cent.

MS. D'Orville 401

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Made up of several MSS. Includes reference to the following libraries and people:

  1. (pp. 1, 285, 341) St. Mark's at Venice (the chief non-theological MSS., with some extracts from them, as for instance a Ʌɛξικόν κατά στοιχɛῐύον της χρνσοποιίας (p. 143)
  2. (p. 73) Vatican (Latin and Greek MSS.)
  3. (p. 185) Barberini library (Greek)
  4. (p. 197) Parma
  5. (p. 209) Milan (Greek and Latin)
  6. (p. 231) Turin
  7. (p. 255) Ravenna (Greek)
  8. (p. 256) Vienna
  9. (p. 261) Modena (Greek)
  10. (p. 262) Messina
  11. (p. 263) Wolfenbüttel.
  12. (p. 269) The library of - Buherius a Burgundian
  13. (p. 275) Notes from a MS. of Latin epigrams belonging to -- Lantinus at Dijon
  14. (p. 281) A catalogue of MSS. etc. apparently once in the possession of Marcus Meibomius
  15. (p. 291) The Laurentian (Medicean) library at Florence (Greek, non-theological), 1728
  16. (p. 335) A list of MSS. by and in the hand of Jacobus Palmerius Grentemilius

At p. 347 is a note of literary works in progress in France in about A.D. 1723.


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


376 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)


MS. D'Orville 401

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. 4. 31

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 17279

Physical Facet

On paper


9 7/8 × 7 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom