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'Valentini Naibodre ... in Claudij Ptolomæi Quadripartitæ Constructionis...', Written in the second half of the 17th century

MS. Savile 99
Held at the Weston Library

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'Valentini Naibodre ... in Claudij Ptolomæi Quadripartitæ Constructionis Apotelesmaticum [primum, secundum] tertium [quartum] Commentarius novus et eiusdem [operis Ptolemæi] Conversio noua': apparently a copy of St. John's college (Oxford) MS. 37, with critical notes: the commentary was composed in about 1580.

On fol. 185v is Naiboda's own horoscope, with a letter from sir Kenelm Digby to John Barkham about Naiboda's fate, July 17, 1640, all copied from the St. John's MS.


  • Creation: Written in the second half of the 17th century


195 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Savile 99

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. 26167

Custodial History

'Caroli Bernard APAB.': in the Bernard sale 1711, Folio no. 665, when it was sold for 10s.: owned by 'S. P. Rigaud, April 29, 1824': on fol. 1 is a note in Rigand's hand.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 3/8 × 9 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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