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MS. Digby 179

Summary Catalogue no.: 1780


Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (with the commentary of Haly ibn Ridwan, both in the Latin translation by Aegidius de Tebaldis)
Language(s): Latin
Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (tr. Plato of Tivoli. Text added by Simon Bredon in the margins of item 1)
Language(s): Latin
Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (Latin translation by William of Moerbeke; ed. from this MS. by Gudrun Vuillemin-Diem and Carlos Steel, eds., with the assistance of Pieter De Leemans. Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos in the Translation of William of Moerbeke: Claudii Ptolemaei Liber Iudicialium, Leuven University Press, 2015)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: 14th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

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).


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.