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

MS. Digby 190

Summary Catalogue no.: 1791

Physical Description

Composite: nine parts (part F formerly part of MS. Digby 166, part H formerly part of MS. Digby 191 fols. 1-78, part I formerly part of MS. Digby 191 fos. 79-102))

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 190 - Part 1

Contents

Albertus Magnus, Mineralia
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?)

MS. Digby 190 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Digby 190 - Part 3

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?)

MS. Digby 190 - Part 4

Contents

Theological treatise
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Digby 190 - Part 5

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

MS. Digby 190 - Part 6

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?)

MS. Digby 190 - Part 7

Contents

1.
Roger Bacon (?), De somno et uigilia
Language(s): Latin
2.
Astronomical fragments
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?)

MS. Digby 190 - Part 8

Contents

1.
Richard of Wallingford, Quadripartitum
Language(s): Latin
2.
Treatise on geometry
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?)

MS. Digby 190 - Part 9 (formerly one manuscript with MS. Digby 191 fols. 79-102)

Contents

1.
Arithmetical treatises
Language(s): Latin
2.
Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Algorismus
Language(s): Latin
3.
Robert Grosseteste, De iride
Language(s): Latin
4.
Robert Grosseteste, De colore
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century (?)

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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