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MS. Digby 23

Summary Catalogue no.: 1624

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-55 || B

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 23 - Part 1

Contents

Plato , Timaeus (in the Latin version of Calcidius )
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials, diagrams. (P&A i. 475)

History

Origin: 12th century, beginning (?) ; French

MS. Digby 23 - Part 2

Contents

Chanson de Roland.
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, second quarter (?) ; French

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). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1966).

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