Collection Level Description: Microfilms and Reproductions of Manuscripts collected by Professor Michael Winterbottom
Reference: MSS. Film 1899-1942; MS. Photogr. c. 24/1-6
Title: Microfilms and Reproductions of Manuscripts collected by Professor Michael Winterbottom
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 44 shelfmarks
Language of Material: Latin and Ancient Greek
Michael Winterbottom (b. 1934) is Corpus Christi Professor of Latin, University of Oxford and Fellow, Corpus
Christi College, Oxford. Details are given in Who's Who.
Scope and Content
Microfilms and reproductions mostly of medieval and renaissance manuscripts of Latin classical texts,
collected by Dr Michael Winterbottom, consisting of:
- Quintilian, Institutio oratoria - see M. Winterbottom's edition, Oxford Classical
Texts, 2 vols., 1970, and his articles, 'Fifteeth-century manuscripts of Quintilian' in The Classical
Quarterly, N.S. 17 (1967), pp. 339-69, and 'Quintilian, Institutio oratoria' in
Texts and Transmission: a survey of the Latin classics (ed. L.D. Reynolds), Oxford 1983,
- Quintilian (?), Declamationes minores - see M. Winterbottom's edition, The Minor
Declamations ascribed to Quintilian (= Texte und Kommentare, 13), Berlin & New York 1984;
and his article, 'Quintilian (?), Declamationes minores', in Texts and
Transmissions, p. 337.
- Tacitus, Minor Works: Dialogus, Germania - see M. Winterbottom's edition
(with R.M. Ogilvie) of Cornelii Taciti opera minora, Oxford Classical Texts, Oxford 1975, and his
articles 'The transmission of Tacitus' Dialogus', Philologus, 116 (1972), pp.
114-28, 'The manuscript tradition of Tacitus' Germania', Classical Philology, 70
(1975), pp. 1-7, and 'Tacitus, Minor Works', in Texts and Transmission, pp. 410-11.
- Abbo of Fleury, Vita S. Edmundi - see M. Winterbottom's edition, in Three Lives of
English Saints (Toronto Medieval Latin Texts), Toronto 1972, esp. pp. 8-10, 12-13, 65-87, 91-2.
- Other texts
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The microfilms and reproductions were given to the Library by Professor Michael Winterbottom in 1990.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
Existence/Location of Originals
The originals are located in various places, see catalogue for further details.
A full description is available in the Library.
See Scope and Content
Abbo of Fleury | ? 945-1004 | French monk
Cornelius Tacitus | Publius or Gaius | 56-? 120 | Latin teacher and writer
Fabius Quintilianus | Marcus | 35-? 96 | Roman rhetorician
Fleury | Abbo of | ? 945-1004 | see Abbo of Fleury
Quintilian | 35-? 96 | see Fabius Quintilianus, Marcus
Tacitus | 56-? 120 | see Cornelius Tacitus, Publius or Gaius
Winterbottom | Michael | b 1934 | Corpus Christi Professor of Latin
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