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Latin verse, written in the 15th cent. in Italy, in two hands

MS. D'Orville 513

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  1. (fol. 1) 'Francisci Petrarce . lauread poete . Bucolicum carmen incipit ...', with some additional matter relating to the twelve eclogues
  2. (fol. 43v) The verses on the Aeneid attributed to Augustus, beg. 'Ergone supremis.'
  3. (fol. 44v) 'Francisci Petrarce ... pars unius epistole facta super locis vrbis Rome ...'
  4. (fol. 46) 'Pogii Florentini ... libellus sive dyalogus de edificiis vrbis Rome veteribus & nouis.'
  5. (fol. 54) 'Francisci Petrarcę ... ad Annam Augustam imperatricem consolatoria', followed (fol. 57V) by some short poems on illustrious women
  6. (fol. 59) 'Libellus ... Francisci Petrarce ... siue epístola incipit vbi agit de his auctoribus qui de Auro fecerunt mentionem ...'
  7. (fol. 67) 'Epistola in metro ... Francisci Philelfi ad Cosmam de Medicis ... virum diuitem ...'
  8. (fol. 70b). 'Liber Aurelii Prudentii de pugna Virtutum et Viciorum, cui titulus est Sicomachia ...'
  9. (fol. 89) '... Laus et qualitas xii lapidum templi Salamonis', in verse: beg. 'Auri crisolito.'.

The handwriting entirely changes at fol. 43v.


  • Creation: written in the 15th cent. in Italy, in two hands


96 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 513

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 2. 12

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 17391

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

Physical Facet

On paper


8 3/4 × 6 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom