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

MS. Lyell 84

Contents

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

Decoration

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)

History

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 by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on 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)