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

MS. Digby 217

Summary Catalogue no.: 1818

Physical Description

Composite: five parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 217 – Part 1

Contents

Avicenna, De anima
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, end

MS. Digby 217 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Avicenna, Sufficentia
Language(s): Latin
2.
Thomas Aquinas, De ente et essentia (part)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; Italian

MS. Digby 217 – Part 3

Contents

1.
Avendauth, De universalibus
Language(s): Latin
2.
Alkindi, De quintis essentiis
Language(s): Latin
3.
Plato, Timaeus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; Italian (?)

MS. Digby 217 – Part 4

Contents

1.
Isaac Iudaeus, Liber de diffinitionibus
Language(s): Latin
2.
Alkindus, De intellectu
Language(s): Latin
4.
Algazel, Logica
Language(s): Latin
5.
Treatise on logic
Language(s): Latin
6.
Averroes, De substantia orbis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; Italian (?)

MS. Digby 217 – Part 5

Contents

1.
Avicenna, Metaphysica
Language(s): Latin
3.
Alkindus, De intellectu
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; Italian (?)

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

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.