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MS. Digby 174

Summary Catalogue no.: 1775

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-74 || B || C (a sub-group of six(?) booklets) || D || E || F || G

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 174 - Part 1

Contents

Boethius , De consolatione philosophiae (with gloss)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Historiated diagram added c. 1200. Good miniature on f. 11 added c. 1270-1290. (P&A iii. 281; and 457, pl. XLI)

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; English

MS. Digby 174 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century ; English

MS. Digby 174 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Euclid , Elementa (Latin tr.)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Ahmed ibn Yusuf , De similibus arcubus
Language(s): Latin
3.
Mathematical treatises
Language(s): Latin
6.
Euclid , Catoptrica (Latin tr.)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, first half to late ; English

MS. Digby 174 - Part 4

Contents

Treatises on proportions.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 174 - Part 5

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century ; English

MS. Digby 174 - Part 6

Contents

Treatise on logic.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, third quarter ; English

MS. Digby 174 - Part 7

Contents

Sermon notes
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on 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) and supplementary sources.

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