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. (P&A 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)