Skip to main content

Richard Argentine 'Ad Oxonienses et Cantabrigienses pro Lingua Arabica ... restituenda', a plea for the study of Arabic

 Single Item
MS. e Mus. 200

  • How to
    request
Richard Argentine 'Ad Oxonienses et Cantabrigienses pro Lingua Arabica ... restituenda', a plea for the study of Arabic, in the form of a Latin dialogue between Oxford and Cambridge, with two prefaces, dated at Ipswich, April 21 and 23, 1555.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1555

Extent

56 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. e Mus. 200, fols. 1-2]
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Shelfmark:

MS. e Mus. 200

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18282

Overview

Richard Argentine 'Ad Oxonienses et Cantabrigienses pro Lingua Arabica ... restituenda', a plea for the study of Arabic

Biographical / Historical

Richard Argentine (1510/11-1568), formerly Richard Sexton, was a schoolmaster and Church of England clergyman.

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. 3710

Custodial History

Manuscript acquired by the Bodleian Library (244)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably bequeathed by dr. Gerard Langbaine (d. Feb. 10, 1651), by whom there is a Latin note on p. vi.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 6 in.
Title
Richard Argentine 'Ad Oxonienses et Cantabrigienses pro Lingua Arabica ... restituenda', a plea for the study of Arabic
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom