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Made up of two MSS., Written in the 17th and 18th century

MS. Savile 60
Held at the Weston Library

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Made up of two MSS.:


  1. Fol. iii. A transcript from Paris MS. Bibl. Nat. 2368 of the latter part of the second book and the whole of the third book of the Συναγωγαί μαθημματιkαί of Pappus Alexandrinus. The scribe of the Paris MS. was Nancelius Trachnæus, who wrote it in A.D. 1562. This part appears to have been written early in the 18th cent. The requisite figures are attached to the pages


  1. Fol. 31. The latter part of the second book and the first part of the third book (as far as 'της ήθ. "Aλλωs τò aύτó', see fol. 10), in John Wallis's hand, about A.D. 1688
  2. Fol. 39. A Latin translation by J. Wallis of the 15th-26th propositions of the second book of the same work, with a 'Scholium' (beg. 'Ex tribus quos Oxoniæ habemus'), nearly as printed in Wallis's edition of Pappus, Oxf. 1688


  • Creation: Written in the 17th and 18th century


87 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin


MS. Savile 60

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. V, no. 26128

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/8 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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