Microfilms of Greek manuscripts containing Isocrates Orationes

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Film 1961-3
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century (originals dated 13th and 15th century)
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      Ancient Greek (to 1453).
  • Physical Description
      3 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Microfilms of Greek manuscripts, 13th and 15th century, containing Isocrates Orationes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Isocrates (436 BC-338 BC) was a Greek rhetorician.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1994.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Additional Information

The originals are located as follows:

  • MS. Film 1961 - Florence, Biblioteca Riccardiana, MS. 12, fols. 23r-98v
  • MS. Film 1962 - Munich, Bayerische Staatbibliothek, Cgm 224.
  • MS. Film 1963 - Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Gr. 415, coll. 859.