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The astronomical tables of Arzachel, Written about 1250-1252 (?) in France

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MS. Savile 22

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The astronomical tables of Arzachel (fol. 13), preceded by lectiones, beg. 'In nomine domini scito quod annus lunaris sit ex cccliiij diebus ...' (fol. 1). The book seems to come from the same scriptorium, and to have been written about the same time as MS. Savile 23. There are contemporary marginalia throughout in a French court hand.

Dates

  • Written about 1250-1252 (?) in France

Extent

83 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 22

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. 6568

Custodial History

Owned in 1540 by Philip Bokeley (fol. 12v), in 1542 by John Hollingworth, and rather later by William Hollingworth (fol. 37).

Labelled '22'

Physical Facet

On parchment, binding, brown leather on boards, blind-tooled, 17th-cent. English work

Dimensions

9 3/5 × 6 4/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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