Skip to main content

A Commentary on a Latin version of the Praedicamenta of Aristotle (which begins 'Equiuoca dicuntur'), written in about A.D. 1300

MS. D'Orville 207

  • Request

In double columns

Beg. '[D]e huius operis auctore & auctoris intencione diu quesitum est apud ueteres', ends (perhaps imperfect) 'grana tritici' in a section 'de distinctione multiplicitatis.'

The prologue mentions that the work commented on had been attributed to Archytas of Tarentum.


  • Creation: written in about A.D. 1300


27 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 207

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 6. 18

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 17085

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. D'Orville.

Physical Facet

On parchment


8 3/4 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom