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Works by Roger Bacon, Written in the 1st half of the 15th century in England

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MS. Selden Supra 94

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Works by Roger Bacon:
  1. P. 1. 'Liber quem composuit frater Rogerus Bakon de ordine Minorum de Retardacione accidencium senectutis & senij ...', beg. 'Domine mundi qui ex nobilissima stirpe'.
  2. P. 114. 'De vniuersali regimine senum & seniorum ...', beg. 'Et summa regiminis vniuersalis', followed by the De balneis senum (p. 121) and the De composicione quarundam medicinarum (p. 123).
  3. P. 133. 'Antitodarius quem fecit Rogerus Bakon': beg. 'Post completum vniuersalis sciencie'.
  4. P. 156. Liber de sermone rei admirabilis, sive de retardatione senectutis, here without author's name or title: beg. 'Intendo componere sermonem'.
  5. P. 187. 'Quidam tractatus perutilis ex edicione siue comparacione fratris Rogeri Bakon ... de graduacione medicinarum compositarum ...': beg. 'Omnis forma inherens'.
  6. P. 194. 'De erroribus medicorum secundum fratrem Rogerum Bakon beg. 'Uulgus medicorum non congnoscit (sic)
  7. P. 240. 'De etatibus diuersis & earum causis generaliter': beg. 'Frater Rogerus Bacone in libro s[ex] Scienciarum in 3°gradu sapiencie vbi loquitur de bono corporis ... sic ait "In debito regimine corporis"'.
  8. P. 256. 'Tractatus Rogeri de sciencia experimentalir', really an extract from the sixth part of the Opus Majus: beg. 'Corpora uero Ade': at end 'Explicit tractatus fratris Rogeri Bakon'.

Dates

  • Written in the 1st half of the 15th century in England

Extent

284 pages

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Selden Supra 94

Arrangement

Old Selden mark = 94

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. II, no. 3482

Custodial History

The name of Thomas Randes M.A. is on p. 120 (16th cent.), cf. p. 180. 'Lib. Bibl: Bodlianæ ex dono venerabilis viri Ed: Bish Armigeri, in Coll. Heraldorum Armorum Regis . April, vii Ann. M.DC.LVIII'. in Barlow's hand. A note by dr. Gerald Langbaine is on p. 257.

Manuscript 3100* acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated capitals, etc.

Dimensions

6 1/8 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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