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

MS. Ashmole 189

Summary Catalogue no.: 6666

Summary Catalogue no.: 6777

Summary Catalogue no.: 6778

Summary Catalogue no.: 6779

Summary Catalogue no.: 6780

Physical Description

Composite: four parts

MS. Ashmole 189 - Part 1

Contents

The Book of Astronomy
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Ashmole 189 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Astrological treatises.
Language(s): English
2.
Religious poems.
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Ashmole 189 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Medical treatises
Language(s): German and Latin
2.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): German and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, second half ; German

MS. Ashmole 189 - Part 4

Contents

1.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): English and Latin
2.
Calendar
Language(s): English and Latin
3.
Poem on the tokens of the year
Language(s): English and Latin
4.
Treatise on the ages and complexions of mankind (fragments).
Language(s): English and Latin
5.
Storia Lune (poem on prognostication)
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845) and supplementary sources.

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