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Microfilms of Manuscripts of Sophocles


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Microfilms of manuscripts of Sophocles, with a few other Greek texts: collected by Dr R.D. Dawe, for use in the preparation of his Studies on the text of Sophocles (3 vols., Leiden, 1973-8) and of his Teubner edition of Sophocles (2 vols., Leipzig, 1975-9, 2nd edn. 1984-5).


  • Creation: 20th cent.


19 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Film 1858].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Film 1858-76

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7022

Biographical / Historical

Dr Roger David Dawe has published works relating to Greek literature.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The microfilms were given to the Library by Dr R.D. Dawe in 1990.

Existence and Location of Copies

The originals are located as follows:

  1. MSS. Film 1858-61 - Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
  2. MS. Film 1862 - Heidelberg, University Library
  3. MS. Film 1863 - Leiden, University Library
  4. MSS. Film 1864-70 - Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale
  5. MSS. Film 1871-3 - Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
  6. MS. Film 1874 - Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
  7. MS. Film 1875 - Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
  8. MS. Film 1876 - Zagreb, University Library
Microfilms of Manuscripts of Sophocles
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom