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

MS. D'Orville 78

Summary Catalogue no.: 16956


Cicero, Orations
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine early humanist initials. Humanistic script attributable to Giovanni Aretino. Written after Poggio's discovery of these particular orations in 1417. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 211, pl. XIX)


Origin: 1418 (?) ; Italian, Florence

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.