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Procopius's treatise on the Gothic war, translated into Latin, written late in the 15th cent.

MS. D'Orville 531

  • Request

A preface precedes, by Leonardus Aretinus, who claims the authorship of the work! Neither the name of its real, nor of its pretended author, occurs in the original hand of the MS.


  • Creation: written late in the 15th cent.


88 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 531

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 2. 30

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 17409

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 3/8 × 6 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom