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

MS. Barocci 177

Summary Catalogue no.: 177

Aristoteles 13th cent.


Language(s): Greek

1. (fols. 1r–8v)
⟨Porphyrius⟩, ⟨eisagoge⟩,

with scholia

2. (fols. 9r–167v)


2a. (fols. 9r–23v)

with scholia

2b. (fols. 24r–33r)
de interpretatione,

with scholia

2c. (fols. 33r–83r)
analytica priora,

with scholia; the lost leaf from between fols. 54 and 55 contained 42b21 τὸ Δ – πλὴν ὡϲ κατὰ ϲυμ- 43a34

2d. (fols. 83v–117v)
analytica posteriora,

with scholia

2e. (fols. 118r–161r)
2f. (fols. 161r–167v)
sophistici elenchi,

breaking off at 175b32 ὥϲτε κἂν εἰ μὴ

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 170 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 305 × 235 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 220 × 140 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i–iii), 1–167, (168–70).


(fol. 1) i–vi 8, (fol. 49) vii 8 (7 missing), (fol. 56) viii–ix 8, (fol. 72) x 10 (3, 9 canc.), (fol. 80) xi–xvii 8, (fol. 136) xviii 10 (3, 7 canc.), (fol. 144) xix–xxi 8; MS. incomplete at end. Quires numbered on centre bottom margin of first recto and last verso, but possibly not by the scribe.


Ruling: 24–32 lines. Ruling type Leroy 00C1.


One scribe, with a very untidy and variable hand; iota subscript; scholia and glosses by the same scribe, very numerous on some folios, especially at the beginning of the book.


Rubrication: crude headpieces, simple penwork ornament, titles and initials, variously in brown, purple and vermilion. Fol. 167 has been damaged by fire.

Ornamental headpieces. Diagrams. (Hutter iii. 115, Abb. 437)


1 fol. 7r a short note in Hebrew (?).

2 fol. 48r iste sunt figure silogismorum.

3 fol. 105r, probably 14th or 15th cent., θεόδωροϲ.

4 several later hands, 14th to 16th cent., have added marginalia; one of these may be Andrea Dono.


Binding of blind-stamped brown leather over wood, in late Byzantine style, 15th–16th cent.; the Greek spine is only partially visible owing to repairs; hunting-scene stamps; clasps now missing.


Origin: 13th century, last third

Record Sources

Description by Nigel Wilson, c. 1970; dating from Hutter (1982). Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969).


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.