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

MS. Lyell 83


Cicero , Orationes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Two hands. Large blue initials and no headings in part a, smaller blue or red initials and red headiings in part b. Border on fol. 1r. (P&A ii. 367, pl. XXXV)


Origin: 15th century, second half ; Italian, Florence or Naples

Provenance and Acquisition

James P. R. Lyell, 1871-1948

Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from A. de la Mare, Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (1971)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-06-15: 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.'