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

MS. Digby 98

Summary Catalogue no.: 1699

Physical Description

Composite: eight parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

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.

Bibliography

MS. Digby 98 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Robert Allington , Tractatus generum
Language(s): Latin
2.
Grammatical treatise
Language(s): Latin
3.
Alexander de Villa Dei , Massa compoti
Language(s): Latin
5.
Mathematical treatises
Language(s): Latin
6.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): Latin
9.
Commentary on Aristotle, Meteora
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English, Lincoln (?)

MS. Digby 98 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Euclid , Elementa (part)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Boethius , De institutione arithmetica (part)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English, Lincoln (?)

MS. Digby 98 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Mathematical texts
Language(s): Latin
3.
John Pecham , Perspectiva
Language(s): Latin
4.
Euclid , Elementa (extracts)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English, Lincoln (?)

MS. Digby 98 - Part 4

Contents

2.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): Latin
3.
Robert Grosseteste , works
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English, Lincoln (?)

MS. Digby 98 - Part 5

Contents

1.
Astrological treatises and tables
Language(s): Latin
2.
Robert Grosseteste , De sphaera
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English, Lincoln (?)

MS. Digby 98 - Part 6

Contents

1.
Religious and ecclesiastical texts (several relating to friars)
Language(s): Latin
3.
Text on civil law
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English, Lincoln (?)

MS. Digby 98 - Part 7

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English, Lincoln (?)

MS. Digby 98 - Part 8

Contents

Medical recipes
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English, Lincoln (?)