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 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 (1 image from 35mm slides)