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

MS. Auct. F. 3. 13

Summary Catalogue no.: 2177

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–104 || fols. 105–226

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenilworth, Warwickshire, Augustinian priory of St Mary the Virgin: "Istum librum legavit magister Iohannes Alward quondam rector ecclesie de Stoke Bruere monasterio de Kelyngworth. in perpetuum pro quaterno sibi in Oxonia accomodato ..." at end of MS. (fol. 224v). (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

MS. Auct. F. 3. 13 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Euclid, Elementa
Language(s): Latin
2.
Ps.-Ptolemy, Centiloquium
Language(s): Latin
3.
Boethius, De institutione musica
Language(s): Latin
4.
Arzachel, Canones
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

Decoration

Good diagrams, initials. Heraldic sketch added c. 1500, fol. 66v (Pächt and Alexander iii. 510)

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

MS. Auct. F. 3. 13 – Part 2

Contents

2.
Astronomical texts
Language(s): Latin
3.
Campanus of Novara, Theorica planetarum
Language(s): Latin
5.
Albumasar, Flores astrorum,

tr. John of Seville

Language(s): Latin
6.
Alfraganus, De differentiis,

tr. John of Seville

Language(s): Latin
7.
Martianus Capella, De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii

Book VIII

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper

Decoration

Good diagrams (some representational), initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 520, pl. LI)

History

Origin: c. 1300 ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (11 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.