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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

Fols. 90-127: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Merton College: 'Liber domus scolarium de Merton in Oxonia' (fol. iii recto). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Digby 190 fols. 90--127, was formerly part of Digby 191, fols. 1--78. 2o folio: 'hec est conuersa'. Powicke, Books of Merton, no. 522. (MLGB3)

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 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

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.