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

MS. Digby 28

Summary Catalogue no.: 1629

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 28 - Part 1

Contents

Alexander de Villa Dei, Massa compoti (imperfect)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; English, Canterbury (?), Christ Church (?)

MS. Digby 28 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Treatises on calendar
Language(s): Latin
3.
Astronomical treatises
Language(s): Latin
4.
Poems
Language(s): Latin
5.
John Pecham, Philomena
Language(s): Latin
6.
Ps.-Aristotle, Secreta secretorum
Language(s): Latin
7.
Ps.-Roger Bacon , Speculum secretorum
Language(s): Latin
8.
Theological treatise
Language(s): Latin
9.
Ps.-Hippocrates, Astrologia medicorum
Language(s): Latin
10.
Nicholas of Amiens, Ars fidei catholicae
Language(s): Latin
11.
Ps.-Aristotle, Physiognomia
Language(s): Latin
12.
Prophetia Merlini (Geoffrey of Monmouth, bk. vii)
Language(s): Latin
13.
Marbod of Rennes, Liber lapidum
Language(s): Latin
14.
John Pecham, Perspectiua
Language(s): Latin
15.
Messahala, Astrolabium
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English, Canterbury (?), Christ Church (?)

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).

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