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

MS. Digby 56

Summary Catalogue no.: 1657

Physical Description

Composite: A || B || fols. 156-219

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 56 - Part 1

Contents

Bernard de Gordon , works
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Digby 56 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Biblical commentary in verse
Language(s): Latin
3.
Horace , Ars poetica
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 56 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Calendar and computistical tables.
Language(s): Latin
2.
Gerland , Compotus (with commentary)
Language(s): Latin
3.
Treatises on compotus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good diagrams (some historiated), initials. (P&A iii. 166)

History

Origin: c. 1164-1168 (?) ; 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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'