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

Diagrams, initial. (P&A iii. 292)

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 by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on 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) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography