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MS. Lat. misc. c. 69

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


Adam of Buckfield, Commentary on Aristotle, Physics
Incipit: Naturalis philosophie subiectum est corpus mobile … hiis determinatis redeamus ad partem primam naturalis philosophie que traditur in libris phisicorum de qua ad presens intendimus ipsamque in partes tres dividamus. Dividitur autem in duas partes in prohemium scil. et tractatum. Prohemium autem durat usque ibi Necesse est igitur etc. Tractatus autem continet residuum.(fol. 1)
Explicit: ex destructione consequentis infert oppositum antecedentis et patet.(fol. 55)
Final rubric: Expliciunt notule magistri Ade de Bokefeld super libris phisicorum.
Rubric: Scriptum super librum phisicorum magistri Ade(fol. 1, foot, in contemporary hand)
Language(s): Latin

Bk. II



fol. 20

Bk. IV

fol. 33

Bk. V

fol. 37

Bk. VI

fol. 43


fol. 46


Fol. 55v is blank.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: cuiusmodi
Form: codex
Support: parchment, not of the finest quality
Extent: i + 56 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 340 × 240 mm.
Dimensions (written): 250 × 170 mm.


1(8), 2(12)–4(12) (12 cancelled), catchwords


2 cols. 61 lines. Written below top line.


Small coloured initials on fols. 1, 9 (red and blue) 14v (red and mauve).


Origin: 13th century, middle ; Italian (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought 1954 with MSS. Lat. misc. c.70–71. Like them it is bound in modern vellum covers, and it was perhaps once been bound with them

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.