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

MS. Savile 13

Summary Catalogue no.: 6560


Euclid, Elementa
Rubric: Εύκλείδου στοιχείων πρω̑τον

The 1st book of Euclid's Elements of Geometry, followed by the 2nd to the 15th books: the last two leaves injured.

There are diagrams and scholia.

Language(s): Greek
2. (fols. 2-3
Joannes Philoponus, Scholia on Aristotle, Analytica priora
Rubric: Φιλοπόνου σχόλια εις τα' πρότερα τω̑ν δευτέρων α'ναλυτικω̑ν Άριστοτελους

Cf. fol. 314, in parts damaged, ending with a circle of the winds.

Language(s): Greek

Fol. iv bears a Greek note which appears to be dated A.D. 1335.

Language(s): Greek

Latin 15th-cent. notes written in Italy are on fol. 315.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 315 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 10.125 × 7 in.


In parts damaged




Brown stamped leather on boards, worn, with bosses (except one) and clasps lost, 15th-century work


Origin: 14th century (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

In Italy in the 15th century (see above).

Henry Savile (d. 1622)

Bequeathed by Dr Peter Turner, who died in January 1650/1651

About 1680 it was 'challenged by Dr Wallis' and carried off to the Savilian library.

Record Sources

Description adapted (December 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1937)


Last Substantive Revision

2023-12-12: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1937)