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A copy of the 1784 (Bipontine) edition of Aulus Gellius


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A copy of the 1784 (Bipontine) edition of Aulus Gellius, in two volumes, interleaved, with copious manuscript notes written in about 1815, and subsequently owned by Dr. Charles Williams, princ. of Jesus college, Oxford (d. 1877).


  • Creation: 1784, 1815


0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Auct. S. VIII. 19, fols. 1-2].

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Auct. S. VIII. 19-20

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20061


A copy of the 1784 (Bipontine) edition of Aulus Gellius

Biographical / Historical

Aulus Gellius (125-180 AD) was a Roman author and grammarian.

Charles Williams (1807-1877) was principal of Jesus College, Oxford.

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. 29234-29235.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was given to the Library by F. Madan in 1882.

A copy of the 1784 (Bipontine) edition of Aulus Gellius
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