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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.