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Latin manuscripts, written in 1454 and 1456-7 at Rome by Johannes Pottere

MS. D'Orville 525

  • Request

Made up of two MSS., comprising:

  1. (fol. 1). 'Petri Pauli Vergerii de ingenuis moribus et literalibus studiis adolescentie': at end, 'Deo gracias. Sub annis Domini 1454 mensis Aprilis 6ta die scilicet Rome per Joannem Poctere summi opificis adiutorio feliciter scriptum.', written in 1454 at Rome
  2. (fol. 27). 'Leonardi Arretini Epistola ... pro sua nova traductione libri Economicorum Aristotelis ... followed by the translation and a commentary by the same author.
  3. (fol. 51v). '... Plutarchi liber de liberis educandis per Guarinum Veronensem uirum clarissimum per me Johannem Pottere de Ziriczee Rome sub annis Domini 1456. 14. Februarij feliciter scriptus & completus. Deo gratias. Amen': preceded by a preface.


  • Creation: written in 1454 and 1456-7 at Rome by Johannes Pottere


68 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 525

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 2. 24

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 17403

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals


9 7/8 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom