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A volume made up of various MSS. containing astronomical and other treatises, Written in various hands in the 16th and 17th century

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MS. Savile 11

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A volume made up of various MSS. containing astronomical and other treatises:
  1. Fol. 1 Σεξτου̑ 'Εμπειρικου̑ Πυρρωνείων ὐποτυπώσεων ᾱ, β̄, γ̄ (cod. S in Mutschmann's list, Rhein. Mus. 64 (1909), 248).
  2. Fol. 199 Περι' στρατηγικω̑ν ὀνομάτων τε και' τάξεων άδέσποτον, really Aelian, τακτικη' θεωρία, defective, followed (fol. 230v) by a diagram with a paragraph of explanation from some Byzantine writer.
  3. Fol. 233 In the hand of John Nathanael: Νικηϕόρου ... του̑ Γρήγορα̑ έξήγησις ει'ς το'ν του̑ περι' ένυττνίων Συνεσίου λόγον,, omitting the preface and incomplete at the end.
  4. Fol. 262 Excerpts from Origen's Philocalia, viz. bk. ii, chh. 21, 25, 27 (mentioned in J. A. Robinson's ed., p. xxv).
  5. Fol. 290 In the same hand as MS. Savile 10, art. Κλαυδίου Πτολεμαίου ϕάσεις α'πλανω̑ν α'στέρων και' συναγωγη' ε'πισημασίων (cod. C. in Heiberg's list, Cl. Ptolemaei opera, II, p. iv).
  6. Fol. 333 ' Iωάννου του̑ Φιλοπόνου ε'ξήγησις ει'ς τὴν ει'σαγωγήν Νικομάχου αριθμητικη'ς ... (This MS. was not used by Hoche.)
  7. Fol. 430v In the hand of Sir H. Savile: Κλαυδίου Πτολεμαίου σαϕήνεια και' διάταξις τω̑ν προχείρων κανόνων as far as the words σελήνης ψηϕοϕορία γραμματικω̑ς (Heiberg, Teubner ed., ii. 165).
(fols. 433v-48) are blank.

Dates

  • Written in various hands in the 16th and 17th century

Extent

448 Leaves

Language of Materials

Greek

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 11

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. 6558

Custodial History

Fol. 430v was bequeathed to the Bodleian by Dr Peter Turner, who died in Jan. 1650/51, and was claimed in 1655 for the Savilian library.

Labelled '11'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 1/4 × 8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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