Al-Kibla; or a treatise concerning adoration towards the East, 17th century
Al-Kibla; or a treatise concerning adoration towards the East, by John Gregory.
Begins, "i. That the greatest presence of God is in the heavens."
Ends, "Nay their very beds were placed this way: Nam lectulus ejus ad Orientem spectabat saith Gregorie Nyssen of Holy Macrin, Jul 19."
- Creation: 17th century
Language of Materials
MS. Tanner 7
Other Finding Aids
Alfred Hackman, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars quarta codices viri admodum reverendi Thomae Tanneri, STP, episcopi Asaphensis, complectens (Oxford, 1860; reprinted with corrections, 1966), no. 7.
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. 9827.
Owned by Johannis Gurgany. This MS. was supposed by Dr. Gurgany to be lost, when he wrote the short memoir of Gregory prefixed to his Posthuma.
On the first leaf is written by archb. Sancroft, "Al-Kibla Johannis Gregorii, bought of Dr. Gurgenie’s widow."
On paper, in folio majori
- From the Collection: Sancroft | William | 1617-1693 | Archbishop of Canterbury (Person)
- From the Collection: Tanner | Thomas | 1674-1735 | Bishop of St Asaph and antiquary (Person)
- From the Collection: Allin | Sir | Thomas | 1612-1685 | Knight | Admiral (Person)
- From the Collection: Lenthall | Sir | William | 1591-1662 | Knight | Speaker of the House of Commons, Master of the Rolls (Person)