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Two independent collections of Latin quotations


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Two independent collections of Latin quotations, chiefly from poets, illustrating the meanings or usage of various words, the lemmata in haphazard order, but with an alphabetical index in each volume.


  • Creation: Written in the 18th century


0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. , MSS. Auct. V. 2. infra 2. 24, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Auct. V. 2. infra 2. 24-25

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20592


Two independent collections of Latin quotations

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. VI, nos. 30348-30349.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced perhaps about 1870: the second volume might be a D'Orville MS. received in 1804.

Two independent collections of Latin quotations
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom