Greek manuscript, Written in the 14th century (?)
'Εύκλείδου στοιχείων πρω̑τον', the 1st book of Euclid's Elements of Geometry, followed by the 2nd to the 15th books: the last two leaves injured: there are diagrams and scholia.
Fols. 2-3 are occupied with Φιλοπόνου σχόλια ει'ς τα' πρότερα τω̑ν δευτέρων α'ναλυτικω̑ν Άριστοτελους (cf. fol. 314), in parts damaged, ending with a circle of the winds. Fol. iv bears a Greek note which appears to be dated A.D. 1335. Latin 15th-cent. notes written in Italy are on fol. 315.
- Creation: Written in the 14th century (?)
Language of Materials
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
MS. Savile 13
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. 6560
Bequeathed by Dr Peter Turner, who died in Jan. 1650/51: about 1680 it was 'challenged by Dr Wallis' and carried off to the Savilian library.
On paper, in parts damaged. Binding, brown stamped leather on boards, worn, with bosses (except one) and clasps lost, 15th-cent. work
10 1/8 × 7 in.