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MS. Lat. misc. d. 53

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

Contents

(fol. 1)
Philosophical notes

One column of a work ending: alio modo pro supposito etc. et sic loquuntur communiter doctores. Et sic finitur istud opus quod Borstall. Followed by a column consisting of notes on distinctio realis and distinctio formalis followed by a list of seven quaestiones beg: Utrum primum principium similiter necessarium et infinitum.

Incipit: Utrum primum principium similiter necessarium et infinitum
Explicit: alio modo pro supposito etc. et sic loquuntur communiter doctores.
Colophon: Et sic finitur istud opus quod Borstall.
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 1v)
John Sharpe , Quaestiones on Aristotle, Physics
Rubric: Questiones magistri Iohanis Scharp super libros phisicorum
Incipit: Questio est hec utrum tantum tria sunt. … Quod questio sit falsa arguitur
Explicit: Et in hoc finiuntur questiones alique super libros phisicorum superficialiter collecte modo quo in scolis phisicis Oxonie consueverant disputare etc.
Final rubric: Expliciunt questiones magistri Iohanis Scharp super libros phisicorum.

For other MSS. cf. Emden Biographical Register III, 1680.

Language(s): Latin
Franciscus de Maronis, Conflatus

Extract: lib. II dist. 1 q. 5 (ed. Venice, 1520, fol.138v), written in another contemporary hand.

Rubric: Questio Francisci de Maronis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 71 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 245 × 180 mm.
Dimensions (written): 190–200 × 130 mm.

Collation

1(2), 2(4), 3(8), 4(10)–8(10)(8–10 canc.), catchwords

Layout

2 cols., 45–8 lines

Decoration

Blue initials with red flourishes.

Binding

contemporary stamped leather Oxford binding rebacked, with a single clasp.

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

George Longford (cf. MS. Lat. misc. d. 54): ‘Borrowed of Mr. Longford. 1 This commentary upon Aristotles physick. 2 Historia Britonum. 3 Dictionarium Latinum MS.’ (fol.69).

Bought 1929

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.