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

MS. Digby 168

Summary Catalogue no.: 1769

Physical Description

Composite: six parts (part A comprising several separate booklets)

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 168 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Richard of Wallingford, Quadripartitum
Language(s): Latin
2.
Alfraganus, De differentiis
Language(s): Latin
4.
Campanus of Novara, Theorica planetarum
Language(s): Latin
6.
Roger of Hereford, Theorica planetarum
Language(s): Latin
7.
Astronomical treatises
Language(s): Latin
8.
Geometrical treatises
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th and 14th centuries ; English and Italian (fos. 108–15) (?)

MS. Digby 168 – Part 2

Contents

Walter of Guisborough, Chronica (part, 1264–97, with additions relating to Osney Abbey)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th and 14th centuries

MS. Digby 168 – Part 3

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th and 14th centuries

MS. Digby 168 – Part 4

Contents

1.
Theological texts
Language(s): Latin
2.
Sermons.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork (fols. 211–231).

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 168 – Part 5

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th and 14th centuries

MS. Digby 168 – Part 6

Contents

Table of contents to Robert de Melun, Summa sententiae theologica (formerly part of MS. Digby 197)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th and 14th centuries

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, 1999).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.