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Henry Savile's Latin version of the Almagest of Ptolemy, vols. 1-3, Written in 1568 by Henry Savile

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MSS. Savile 26-28

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Henry Savile's Latin version of the Almagest of Ptolemy, with the commentary of Theon of Alexandria and Nicholas Cabasilas, read by him on taking his M.A. degree on May 30, 1570, here dated Oct. 27-Nov. 11, 1568. beg. 'Praeclarè mihi videntur' (fol. 3):
  1. MS. Savile 26: volume 1, 91 leaves
  2. MS. Savile 27: volume 2, on the outer front cover 'For the mathemicall study belonging to Sr H. Savile's Professor in Oxford', 90 leaves
  3. MS. Savile 28: volum 3, at fol. 29 there follows a rough list of mathematical authors, alphabetically arranged, 56 leaves

Dates

  • Written in 1568 by Henry Savile

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MSS. Savile 26-28

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, nos. 6572-6574

Custodial History

Labelled '26-28'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 8/10 × 6 1/10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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