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Five Greek manuscripts, Written in five hands in the 15th century

MS. Savile 51
Held at the Weston Library

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Fol. 1. Heraclii imperatoris commentarius in Ptolemaei προχείρους κανόνας, defective at the beginning.

Fol. 66. Johannis Philoponi de usu astrolabii libellus, incomplete at the end.

Fol. 69.. Dionis Prusaensis or. ii §§ 5-24.

Fols. 71, 76). Astronomical tables.

Fol. 79. Miscellaneous astrological excerpts, including:

  1. Excerpts from Dorotheus περί άρρώστων (fol. 88)
  2. Orpheus περί καταρχ͡ων (fol. 91)
  3. Ptolemy έκ το͡υ καρπο͡υ (fol. 92)
  4. περί τ͡ων κατ έτος γινομένων (fol. 94)
  5. Photius περί βροντ͡ων (fol. 100)


  • Creation: Written in five hands in the 15th century


105 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)


MS. Savile 51

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. 6611

Custodial History

Labelled '64'

Physical Facet

On paper


8 5/8 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom