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A cabalistic work professing to have been revealed to Solomon and explained by 'Appolonius artium magister', Written in A.D. 1600-1601 by S. Forman

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MS. Jones 1

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A cabalistic work professing to have been revealed to Solomon and explained by 'Appolonius artium magister :' on fol. 85v, 'Explicit Ars notoria cum figuris septem artium liberalium et 7m mechanicarum et excepti[u]arum et cum figuris generalium et Theologiæ et tocius philosophiæ ... Finis per Simonem Forman 1601 the 14 of Julij anno etatis sue 49' (see MS. Ashm. 208, fol. 62v).

Another title of the work is 'Flores aurei' and Manicheus and Eudochius are mentioned as helping to compose the work. Fols. 86-95 are occupied by 'Orationes.' A few English phrases occur in the volume.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1600-1601 by S. Forman

Extent

100 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Jones 1

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. III, no. 8908

Physical Facet

On paper, with coloured figures

Dimensions

13 1/8 × 10 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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