Microfilms of Manuscripts of Sophocles

Scope and Content

Microfilms of manuscripts of Sophocles, with a few other Greek texts: collected by Dr R.D. Dawe, for use in the preparation of his Studies on the text of Sophocles (3 vols., Leiden, 1973-8) and of his Teubner edition of Sophocles (2 vols., Leipzig, 1975-9, 2nd edn. 1984-5).

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Roger David Dawe has published works relating to Greek literature.

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.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The microfilms were given to the Library by Dr R.D. Dawe in 1990.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.


See Scope and Content

Additional Information

The originals are located as follows:  

  • MSS. Film 1858-61 - Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
  • MS. Film 1862 - Heidelberg, University Library
  • MS. Film 1863 - Leiden, University Library
  • MSS. Film 1864-70 - Paris, Bibliothque Nationale
  • MSS. Film 1871-3 - Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
  • MS. Film 1874 - Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana
  • MS. Film 1875 - Vienna, sterreichische Nationalbibliothek
  • MS. Film 1876 - Zagreb, University Library