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

MS. Digby 169

Summary Catalogue no.: 1770

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–90 || fols. 91–203

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 169 – Part 1

Contents

Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics (tr. Leonardo Bruni )
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good border, initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 968)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Florence (?)

MS. Digby 169 – Part 2

Contents

Virgil, Aeneid (incomplete)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 297)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Florence

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). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1970).

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.