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

MS. Digby 80

Summary Catalogue no.: 1681


Cicero , De senectute
Language(s): Latin
Cicero , De amicitia
Language(s): Latin
Cicero , Paradoxa
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper


Good border, initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 369, pl. XXXVI)


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Naples or Rome (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from 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). Decoration follows P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.'