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

MS. D'Orville 183

Summary Catalogue no.: 17061


Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1v)
Prudentius, Contra Symmachum
Rubric: Liber contra Simmachum

With prologue

2. (fol. 34)
Prudentius, Peristephanon (epilogue)
Incipit: Immolat Deo patri
Explicit: personasse Christum
3. (fol. 34v)
Prudentius, Dittochaeon
4. (fol. 38)
Prudentius, Liber apotheosis
Incipit: Incipit Apotheoses Prudentij
5. (fol. 57v)
Prudentius, Hamartigenia
Incipit: Incipit liber Amartigenia de origine peccatorum

The manuscript contains glosses

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 76 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.875 × 6.125 in.


The first few leaves are stained


Origin: 12th century

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)