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MS. Lat. class. d. 35

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)


(fol. 1)
Aristotle, Topica (Latin translation)
Incipit: Propositum quidem negocii est metodum invenire

wanting the end of III, all of IV and the beginning of V (Bekker 118 b.35–132 b.8) due to the loss of a quire after fol.16.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 40)
Aristotle, Sophistici elenchi (Latin translation)
Incipit: De sophisticis autem elenchis et de hiis qui videntur elenchi
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 55)
Aristotle, Analytia prima (Latin translation)
Incipit: Primum oportet dicere circa quid et de quo
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 90v)
Aristotle, Analytica posteriora (Latin translation, 'versio communis')
Incipit: Omnis doctrina omnis disciplina intellectiva

ends imperf. in bk.II (91a 8): cuius omnis diffinitio. Quare omnino eiusdem …

Language(s): Latin

There are marginal glosses throughout. See Aristoteles Latinus, pars posterior, Cambridge, 1955, p.1251 no.1916.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: aut proprium
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii (modern parchment) + 107 + iii (modern parchment)
Dimensions (leaf): 225 × 165 mm.
Dimensions (written): 135 × 90–100 mm.
Foliation: modern pencil: i-iii, 1–110


1(8), 2(8), 3 missing, 4(8)–7(8), 8(6), 9(8)–11(8), 12(6), 13(8) (7 canc.), 14(8), 15(8), catchwords


28–30 long lines, below top line


Blue initials with red, and red initials with blue penwork.


19th-cent. quarter brown leather and oak boards; the spine lettered in gilt 'ARISTO | -TELIS. || TOPICA | ELENCHI | ANALYTICA || MS | c.1300'


Origin: c. 1300 ; French, South (?) or ; Spanish

Provenance and Acquisition

Unidentified 19th-cent. collection, with the number '58459' on the spine and front flyleaves.

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792–1872), MS. 16238.

Bought, 1949

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.