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Collection of three Latin items, Written in 1559 and shortly after, at Paris

MS. Bodl. 224
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Fol. 1v. 'Commentarius de theorica musica in compendium contractus, quem passim ... collegimus': beg. 'De generibus Musices. Vsitata est passim.'
  2. Fol. 142v. 'Enarrationes in libellum quem nostris temporibus Christophorus Mondoreus de Musica conscripsit ad Margaritam Henrici Regis sororem. Quæ proficiscuntur a traditionibus doctissimi in mathematicis disciplinis viri & plurimi acrisque in musicis iudicij D [Gul.] Gosselini, quo in dictis musicis præceptore vsi sumus, Anno 1559. Lutetiæ': beg. 'De Vtilitate musices ... Qui Platonis Tymæum.'
  3. Fol. 244v. Excerpts from the Logistica of Johannes Buteo (1559) recens edita.'


  • Creation: Written in 1559 and shortly after, at Paris


255 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Bodl. 224

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. 8836

Custodial History

'Desportes' is written on fol. 2 (16th century), perhaps Philippe Desportes, the poet, d. 1606.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 3/8 × 7 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom