A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Lyell 84


Septenarium pictum (Circular diagram, deriving in part at least from Hugh of St.-Victor, De quinque septenis)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pen drawings lightly washed in blue, yellow, and pink. Initials blue flourished in red or red in blue; bars dividing the sections of the wheel in red and blue, ending in flourishes. Central miniature added, 13th century, late. (P&A i. 512)


Origin: 13th century, early ; French (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

James P. R. Lyell, 1871–1948

Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from A. de la Mare, Catalogue of the Medieval Manuscripts Bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (1971)

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-06-15: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.