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MS. Digby 191

Summary Catalogue no.: 1792

Physical Description

Composite: four parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 79-167: Oxford, Oxfordshire, Merton College: 'Liber domus beate Marie in Oxon.' (fol. 79r, top; ? s. xv). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

= Cat. of 1375 p. 68. 2o folio '29' agrees (MS. 191, fol. 80r). Bound with a volume from Merton Coll. (see above), and other fragments. It is noted in the 1375 cat. that this volume consisted of 296 leaves. Folio MS. 36 in Wood F. 26. (MLGB3)

Fols. 79-167: Oxford, Oriel College. Digby 190 fols. 128-210 and Digby 191, fols. 79-167, formed one volume.

T. Allen 'A.37' '71'. (MLGB3)

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 191 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Euclid, Elementa
Language(s): Latin
2.
Treatise on arithmetic
Language(s): Latin
3.
Treatise on music
Language(s): Latin
4.
Treatises on geometry
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century - 14th century, beginning

MS. Digby 191 – Part 2 (formerly one manuscript with MS. Digby 190 fols. 90–127)

Contents

Arzachel, Canones
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century - 14th century, beginning

MS. Digby 191 – Part 3

Contents

1.
Robert Grosseteste, Compotus correctorius
Language(s): Latin
2.
Robert Grosseteste, De sphaera
Language(s): Latin
3.
Alpetragius, De motibus caelorum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century - 14th century, beginning

MS. Digby 191 – Part 4

Contents

1.
Ps.-Anselm, Oratio
Language(s): Latin
2.
Robert Grosseteste, Sermon
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, 14th century, beginning ; English

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.