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Logical treatises, with notes and glosses, written in the 13th cent.

MS. D'Orville 208

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  1. (fol. 1). The Isagoge of 'Por[phyrius]': beg. 'Cum sit necessarium Grisarori': followed by the 'Arbor Porphyrij' on fol. 15.
  2. (fol. 15v). The Liber 'Predicamentorum' (Kατηγορίαι) of Aristotle, in Latin; beg. 'Equiuoca dicuntur.'
  3. (fol. 38). The Sex 'Principia' of Gilbertus Porretanus: beg. 'Forma est compositioni contingens.'
  4. (fol. 50). 'Liber Periarmenias', the De Interpretatione (IIερὶ 'Ερμηνείας) of Aristotle, in Latin, in two books: beg. 'Primum oportet constituere.'
  5. (fol. 64). 'Liber Diuisionis Boecij': beg. 'Quam magnos studiosis.'
  6. (fol. 80v). 'Topica Boecij': beg. 'Omnis ratio disserendi.'

'Sancti Martini Monasterii Wiblingensis' (15th cent.?), i.e. the Benedictine monastery at Weiblingen near Ulm. The names of Herthnus [? Hertlinus. E.W.B.N.] and Faruus on fol. 60v are nearly contemporary with the MS.


  • Creation: written in the 13th cent.


117 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 208

Former reference:

Auct. X. 1. 6. 19

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 17086

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals, etc.


7 1/2 × 5 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom