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

MS. Barocci 100

Summary Catalogue no.: 100

Astronomy 14th cent. (c. 1346?)


1. (fols. 1r–23r)
Astronomical treatise
Rubric: ὅϲα πρέπει νὰ προϲεξεύρη ὅπου θέλει μαθεῖν τοὺϲ κανόναϲ
Incipit: πρέπει ἵνα ἐξεύρωμεν ὅτι οἱ κανόνεϲ ἤγουν αἱ ταῦλαι,
Explicit: εἰϲ τὸ ζητούμενον μεϲονύκτιον

—fols. 23v–24r blank.

Language(s): Greek
2. (fols. 24v–76v)
Chronological and astronomical tables,

with occasional marginal notes by the scribe

—fol. 77rv blank.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Oriental paper.
Extent: iii + 79 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 250 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 190 × 130 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i–ii), iii 1–77, (78–9).


Collation uncertain.


Ruling 23–4 lines.


One scholarly hand. The text in item 1 and two of the tables in item 2 take 1346 as the base year for various calculations; this hint of the date accords well with the style of the hand, and the use of Oriental paper suggests that the book is not likely to be much later.


Binding of blind-stamped brown leather, 17th–18th cent.


Origin: 14th century (1346?)

Record Sources

Description by Nigel Wilson, c. 1970. Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969).


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.