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Notebook written in Greek, Latin, Italian and English by Savile during his continental tour, c.1581

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MS. Gr. misc. e. 8

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Notebook written in Greek, Latin, Italian and English by Savile during his continental tour, including:
  1. (pp. 1-182) commentary on Aristotle, Meteorologica, dated (p. 182) '10. Maij. 1581. Vratislaviae' (Wrocław, Poland);
  2. (pp. 183-92) notes in Italian on scientific subjects;
  3. (pp. 193-213) extracts from Themistius on the Posterior Analytics.
Savile's name does not appear; the attribution to him is made by Gamillscheg & Harlfinger (IA, p. 79, no. 116) on the basis of the Greek script.

Dates

  • c.1581

Extent

216 pages

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • English
  • Latin
  • Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Gr. misc. e. 8

Custodial History

Bought in an Oxford bookshop by H. C. Beeching, early 20th century, and given by him to P. E. Matheson, c.1910.

Physical Facet

Vellum wrappers (part of a leaf containing I Kings 5: 24-33, from a 15th- or 16th-century Hebrew biblical manuscript)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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