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

MS. Digby 77

Summary Catalogue no.: 1678

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-82 || B || C || D

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Fols. 150-97 were formerly part of Merton College MS. 251

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665.

Donated by him to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 77 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Roger Bacon , Perspectiva
Language(s): Latin
2.
Commentary on Ps.-Aristotle, Problemata (attributed here to Peter of Abano but differing from other manuscripts of his text)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials, diagrams. (P&A iii. 745)

History

Origin: 14th century, second half ; English

MS. Digby 77 - Part 2

Contents

Theological texts.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century - 14th century ; English

MS. Digby 77 - Part 3

Contents

Peter of Limoges , Oculus moralis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Digby 77 - Part 4

Contents

1.
Theological text
Language(s): Latin
3.
Franciscus Maronis , Formalitates
Language(s): Latin
4.
Richard Lavenham , De decem generibus (fragment)
Language(s): Latin
5.
Walter Burley , Notabilia de logicis (four tracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; 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.

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