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Logical treatises by a Jesuit

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MS. Bodl. 610
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Logical treatises by a Jesuit (fol. 1) 'Quæstiones prœmiales', beg. 'Nominis precognitio omnino necessaria est':

  1. Fol. 54. 'In Aristotelis Prædicamenta', beg. 'Quis auctor fuerit'
  2. Fol. 118v. 'Incipit Perihermenias', a comm. on the De Interpretatione of Aristotle: beg. 'Liber iste Latine communiter'
  3. Fol. 138. 'In libros Priorum Analyticorum' Aristotelis, beg. 'Inscribuntur hi libri'
  4. Fol. 167. 'In Posteriores libros Analyticorum' Aristotelis, beg. 'Vniuersae logicae finis'
  5. Fol. 260. Short logical treatises, de speciebus demonstrationis, de definitione, etc.: at end 'Finis totius Logices', followed (fol. 372) by an index of subjects
  6. Fol. 378. 'Institutiones in Logicam', an introduction to Logic, separately foliated: beg. 'Finis introductionis siue institutionis'
  7. Fol. 424. A commentary on, or paraphrase of, the Isagoge of Porphyry, beg. 'Ne introductionis leges': at end 'Finis Porphyrii'.

The front fly-leaf is from the same MS. as is found in MS. Bodl. 593: the last is a fragment of a Latin 14th cent. treatise of Canon Law. This and the next two MSS. are in the same handwriting.


  • Creation: Written late in the 16th century in Spain


445 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 610, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Bodl. 610

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17888


Logical treatises by a Jesuit

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 2137

Custodial History

Manuscript 318 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Richard Grosvenor in 1603.

Physical Facet

On paper with some elaborate pen-and-ink capitals, etc. (fols. 138, 167)


6 1/8 × 4 1/2 in.

Logical treatises by a Jesuit
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Weston Library
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