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MS. D'Orville 50

Summary Catalogue no.: 16928


Andrea di Domenico Fiocco ('Lucius Fenestella'), De Romanis magistratibus
Rubric: Andree Dominici ⟨Fiocchi⟩ Florentini ad reuerendissimum in Christo patrem dominum B⟨randa da Castiglione⟩ cardinalem Placentinum de Romanis potestatibus

In two books.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 32v)
Gasparino Barzizza, Epilogus de magistratibus Romanis
Rubric: Epilogus Gasparini Pergamensis de officiis Romane urbis
Language(s): Latin
(fols. 33v-35v)
Petrarch (?), Epilogus de dignitatibus et officiis Romani populi
Rubric: Epilogulus alter F. petrarcha de dignitatibus et officiis romani populi
Incipit: Senatus nomen etas dedit ut seniores essent
Language(s): Latin
4. (fol. 40)
Macrobius, Saturnalia (Saturn. ii. 7-8 'Improbe Neptunum— medendumque fieri opor-'; iii. 2-3 'Pictorem verbum— Nos pauidi trepi-')

Two leaves in the same hand as the rest of the volume

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: iv + 44 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 11.375 × 8.875 in.


Origin: 15th century, first half ; 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 (1765/1766–1845): purchased from him by the Bodleian

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1804

Record Sources

Description adapted (February 2024) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1897), with reference to an unpublished note on the manuscript by A. C. de la Mare (13 August 1979).

Last Substantive Revision

2024-02-28: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1897)