A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. D'Orville 169

Summary Catalogue no.: 17047


1. (fol. 1)
Ovid, Ars amatoria
Rubric: ... De Arte Amandi ...
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 40)
Ovid, De remedio amoris

A leaf is wanting before fol. 40, and fol. 40 begins with ll. 8-12 of the 21st of the Epistolae Heroidum

Fols 25-32 occur between fols 39 and 40

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 54 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 7.875 × 5.625 in.


Origin: 15th century ; Italy

Provenance and Acquisition

Jacques Phillippe D'Orville of Amsterdam (1690–1751).

Jean D'Orville, b. 1734, his son, by descent

Jean D'Orville, son of Jean, by descent

Sold to the Rev. John Cleaver Banks (1765/6–1845): purchased from him by the Bodleian

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1804

Record Sources

Description adapted (January 2024) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1897)

Last Substantive Revision

2024-01-05: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1897)