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Twenty-four short geometrical treatises, written perhaps in about A.D. 1500

MS. D'Orville 69

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Only four bear their authors' names:

  1. (fol. 1) 'Eύκλείδου περί γεωμετρίας' (the definitions of the first book only)
  2. (fol. 3) 'Ηρωνος Άρχή τών γεωμετρονμένων'
  3. (fol. 3v) 'Ηρωνος Έίσαγωγαί τών γεωμετρονμένων'
  4. (fol. 57v) 'Opos κύκλον εύρεθείς έν άλλη βίβλώ τού αύτού 'Ήρωνος οΰτως'

In the margin are diagrams.


  • Creation: written perhaps in about A.D. 1500


64 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)


MS. D'Orville 69

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 3. 10

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 16947

Physical Facet

On paper


9 1/8 × 6 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom