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Savile's rough notes and draughts for his mathematical lectures at Oxford, Written in and after 1570 by Henry Savile at Oxford

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MS. Savile 29

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Savile's rough notes and draughts for his mathematical lectures at Oxford beginning on Oct. 10, 1570. It is the 'Proœmium mathematicum' on the mathematical sciences (fol. 2), the history of mathematics (fol. 29), and 'lectiones' numbered 1-33 on geometrical subjects, with a new series for the ninth term at fol. 109.

(fols. 141-72v are blank paper)

Dates

  • Written in and after 1570 by Henry Savile at Oxford

Extent

181 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 29

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. 6575

Custodial History

Labelled '29'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/10 × 5 4/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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