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Two Latin dissertations, written in the second half of the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 145
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Made up of two pieces, comprising:

  1. (fol. 2) On the excellence of the Horse: beg. 'Auditores... Credo ego vos.'. A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.
  2. (fol. 6) On the old Danish language, here called Scythian: stated to be by, and in the hand of, Gunnar Pálsson. A probably unique MS., the autograph of the author.


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


25 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Boreal 145

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 20786

A catalogue by Magnusen, dated 1828, is in the Library, and was printed in 1832 with the title 'Catalogus...codicum cliii manuscriptorum Borealium præcipuæ Islandicæ originis, ...autcore... Finno Magnæo, Islando'.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom