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'Annotatjones'; 'Commentarij in Ii bros Aristotelis de Crelo'; 'In Sphreram Iohannis de Sacro Bosco', and others

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MS. Bodl. 501
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  1. Fol. 1. 'Annotatjones jn octo ljbros περi της Φυσικης 'Aκροάσεως 'Aριστοτέλους': pref. beg. 'Quoniam philosophia naturalis apud Aristotelem', the same commentary as in MS. Bodl. 502. At the end of bk. 3 is 'Idibus Aprilis ... 1577'; of bk. 4, May 17, 1577; at end is 'Physicorum Aristotelis finis . Idibus Mart. 1578'.
  2. Fol. 199. 'Commentarij in libros Aristotelis de Cælo, anno 1578° quinto Idus Martij: pref. beg. 'De subjecto horum librorum': at end '22 die Aprilis anno 1578'.
  3. Fol. 232. 'In Sphæram Iohannis de Sacro Bosco ... 4a die Aprilis 1578': beg. 'Mathematicam scientiam in quatuor partes'.
  4. Fol. 248. 'Explanatjones in libros Meteororum Aristotelis. 21 Aprilis', 1578: beg. 'Ex primo capite libri primi': ended on May 10.
  5. Fol. 272v. A similar commentary on the Parva Naturalia of Aristotle (eight short treatises): beg. 'In librum de Memoria ... Postquam in libris de Anima': at end 'Finis librorum quæ Parva Naturalia inscribuntur, 16a die Maij', 1578.
  6. A list of the contents of the book is at fol. 244. The fly-leaves are two leaves from the same MS. as is found in MS. Bodl. 593.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1577-1578 in Spain


285 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 501, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Bodl. 501

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17895


'Annotatjones'; 'Commentarij in Ii bros Aristotelis de Crelo'; 'In Sphreram Iohannis de Sacro Bosco', and others

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. 2164

Custodial History

Manuscript 315 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Richard Grosvenor in 1603.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/8 × 5 7/8 in.

'Annotatjones'; 'Commentarij in Ii bros Aristotelis de Crelo'; 'In Sphreram Iohannis de Sacro Bosco', and others
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