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

MS. Selden Supra 26

Summary Catalogue no.: 3414

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 5-12 || fols. 13-16 || fols. 17-23 || fols. 24-76, 77-95 || fols. 96-100 || fols. 101-105 || fols. 106-121 || fols. 122-129. A further section, now separated, is MS. Selden Supra 90, fols. 30-37

History

Provenance and Acquisition

John Selden, 1584-1654

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 1

Contents

Treatise on fractions
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; French (?)

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; French

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 3

Contents

Treatise on arithmetic
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century ; French (?)

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 4

Contents

Cicero , Somnium Scipionis,

with Macrobius ' Commentary (made up from two MSS)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials, diagrams. Made up from two MSS., fols. 24-76 earlier in date. (P&A iii. 267, as English (?))

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; French (?)

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 5

Contents

Liber alguorismorum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 12th century, late ; French (?)

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 6

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

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

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 7

Contents

Treatise on fractions and roots
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

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

MS. Selden Supra 26 - Part 8

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

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

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography