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

MS. Digby 231

Summary Catalogue no.: 1832


Cicero , Orationes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine historiated border and initials. By the same hand as Vienna, Nat. Bibl., Cod. 309, Francesco d'Antonio del Cherico. Humanistic script attributable to Piero Strozzi. (P&A ii. 289, pl. XXVI)


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Florence

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, 1999) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)