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Johannes Camaterus, De re astronomica

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MS. Auct. F. 4. 16
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Johannes Camaterus, De re astronomica.


  • Creation: Written by Angelus Vergecius at Paris in 1564


41 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Auct. F. 4. 16, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Auct. F. 4. 16

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18125


Johannes Camaterus, De re astronomica

Biographical / Historical

Angelus Vergecius was a Greek scribe.

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. 3079

For a full description in Latin see, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens (Oxford, 1853, reprinted with corrections by H. O. Coxe, Oxford, 1969), Misc. no. 115

Custodial History

Manuscript 8 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given in 1601 by sir John Fortescue

Physical Facet

with good illuminations: binding, dark green leather with gold ornament, with figures on each side much injured, no doubt Paris work about 1565

Johannes Camaterus, De re astronomica
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