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

MS. Digby 40

Summary Catalogue no.: 1641

Physical Description

Composite: six parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 40 – Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Pächt and Alexander iii. 292

Diagrams.

Initial.

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 40 – Part 2

Contents

2.
Ps.-Euclid, De speculis
Language(s): Latin
3.
Alkindi, De somno
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 40 – Part 3

Contents

Roger of Hereford, Compotus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; English

MS. Digby 40 – Part 4

Contents

Abraham ibn Ezra, De astronomia
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; English

MS. Digby 40 – Part 5

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 40 – Part 6

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; 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). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

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.