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De Geometria '... Incipiunt libri Minicii Manlii Seuerini Boetii Artis Geometricae numero quinque ab Eoclide translati de Greco in Latinum.', written in the 11th cent.

MS. Douce 125
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The five books are:

  1. (p. 1) the liber de Geometria (Migne's Patrol. Lot. lxiii. 1352-64) here placed as bks. 1 - 2:
  2. (p. 22) Euclid, bks. 1 - 4, here bks. 3 - 4 (Migne, ibid. 1307 - 29)
  3. (p. 53) 'Incipit altercatio duorum geumetricorum de figuris numeris et mensuris': beg. 'Mensura est quicquid pondere', parts of which correspond with parts of Migne, ibid. 1335 - There is a large number of illustrations, and several rubrics.

'H B' is on p. 68 (13th or 14th cent.).


  • Creation: written in the 11th cent.


74 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Douce 125

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 21699

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

Physical Facet

On parchment


9 1/2 × 8 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom