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

MS. Add. A. 370

Summary Catalogue no.: 29621

Aristotelian commentaries and logical works; A-B Italy, 15th century; C England, 1425

Physical Description

three parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Libri sale, 29 March 1859, lot 198.

Perhaps bought by Thomas Kerslake, bookseller of Bristol.

J. E. Cornish, Manchester bookseller, nephew of Kerslake.

Purchased from him by the Bodleian for £9 9s., 1886..

MS. Add. A. 370 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; Italian

MS. Add. A. 370 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; Italian

MS. Add. A. 370 - Part 3 (fols. 126-226)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol. 143)
Walter Burley, Tractatus XI
(fol. 143)
De formis
(fol. 167)
De secundis intentionibus
(fol. 177r)
De potentiis animae
(fol. 190v)
Colophon: Explicit tractatus de potencijs anime secundum ... Walterum de burley Anglicum scriptus per manus fratris Johannis de gelria Alamani in prouincia anglie in villa london

Covering fols. 128-190v.

(fol. 191r)
Expositio libri Meteorum
(fol. 203)
Colophon: Explicit quartus liber ... metheororum ... Scripti per manus fratris Johannis de gelria completi in die sancti Ignatij martiris Anno domini moccccoxxvo etc.

Covering fols. 191-203.

(fol. 207r)
Quaestiones de universalibus
(fol. 216v)
Colophon: Expliciunt diuersorum diuerse opiniones de vniversalibus ... Scripte anno domini 1425o

Covering fols. 207-216v.

(fol. 219)
Philosophical text
Rubric: De presciencia et predestinacione
Incipit: Ab inicio vero nascentis ecclesie

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper (with three parchment leaves)
Extent: 126-226 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 150 mm.

Layout

1 cols., c. 30-40 lines, written space 150-60 × 90-100 mm.

History

Origin: 1425 ; English, London

Provenance

'Ex libris magistri baptiste panteij Qui die 27 marcij in senetucte bona obiit', fol. 126, in Italian hand of c. 1500.

Additional Information

Record Sources

Adapted (2017) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts, and the Summary Catalogue (1905), with reference to Thomson (see bibliography).

Bibliography

    R. M. Thomson, Catalogue of Medieval Manuscripts of Latin Commentaries on Aristotle in British Libraries: 1: Oxford (Turnhout, 2011), pp. 25-8.
    A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 15 [part 3]