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'Prælectiones tresdecim in principium elementorum Euclidis Oxonij habitae, 1620' by Henry Savile and Miscellaneous papers, Written in 1620 and at various dates in the 17th century

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MSS. Savile 37 and 41

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MS. Savile 37: 'Prælectiones tresdecim in principium elementorum Euclidis Oxonij habitae, 1620' by Henry Savile, printed, probably from this MS., at Oxford in 1621. Attached to the inner front cover is a table of observations made at Oxford of the lunar eclipse on May 6, 1696. Written in 1620, 176 pages.

MS. Savile 41: Miscellaneous papers by John Greaves and others, comprising:
  1. Fol. 1. Ptolemy De hypothesibus in Latin
  2. Fol. 9. notes from geometrical printed books
  3. Fol. 23. copy of a letter and geometrical notes sent by Scaliger to Savile, Apr. 7, 1595
  4. Fol. 30. a Latin translation by Joseph Mede of 'Interpretatio Numeri 666', published in English at Oxford in 1642 by Francis Potter, S.T.B.
  5. Fol. 71. an English translation of the Latin letter printed in Holland, addressed by Francis Broccard, formerly secretary to pope Clement viii, to all Protestant princes
  6. Fol. 91. copy of Roger Bacon's treatise De multiplicacione specierum
  7. Fol. 109. an explanation, dated Rome 1616, by 'Jacobum Sirmondum', S.J., of an inscription relating to Lucius Scipio
  8. Fol. 119. 'Of the Tartars, or Moguls, out of Texeira in Spanish', dated 1645
  9. Fol. 141. 'Of the Mountains of the earth, according to the Arabians, and first of the mountains of the moon'
  10. Fol. 166. a printed scheme of the phases of the sun observed at Oxford Sept. 13, 1699
Written at various dates in the 17th century by John Greaves and others, 166 leaves.

Dates

  • Written in 1620 and at various dates in the 17th century

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MSS. Savile 37 and 41

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. 6583, 6587

Custodial History

Labelled '37, 41'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/10 × 8 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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