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MS. Lat. misc. c. 70

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


Commentary on Aristotle, De anima, books ii-iii
Incipit: Hec quidem a prioribus … etc. In parte precedenti Aristoteles determinavit de anima secundum opinionem philosophorum aliorum
Explicit: Ideo excellentia sensibilium ipsorum non corrumpit animal. Hec est sententia. Et nota quod liber de memoria et reminiscentia que sequitur immediate non debet continuari post librum de anima, set post librum de sensu et sensato. Et non intentio ad presens de ipso. Explicit sententia super tertium de anima et per consequens totus liber.
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 18v)


Physical Description

Secundo Folio: animam
Form: codex
Support: fairly thin parchment of better quality than MS. Lat. misc. c.69
Extent: i + 26 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 350 × 260 mm.
Dimensions (written): 245 × 170 mm.


1(8)–3(8), 4(1); catchwords


2 cols., 63 lines


Written below top line.


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

Provenance and Acquisition

A stain running through the inner margins shows that this was once bound up with MS. Lat. misc. c.71 and followed after it. Perhaps also bound with c. 69.

Bought, 1954.

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.