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The astronomical tables of Arzachel, Written in the mid-13th century in France (?)

MS. Savile 23
Held at the Weston Library

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The astronomical tables of Arzachel (Abū Ishāk Ibrāhīm ben Yaḥya, al Naḳḳash, al Zarkalī), preceded by an English liturgical calendar to which st. Frideswide has been added later (fol. 1), and followed by further tables drawn up at Paris (fol. 49). The marginalia (of about 1300) in the calendar have been copied in a 17th-cent. hand on fol. iiv.


  • Creation: Written in the mid-13th century in France (?)


110 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Savile 23

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. 6569

Custodial History

Labelled '23'

Physical Facet

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


6 9/10 × 4 7/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom