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Batavi in Britannia hospitis Otia Oxoniensia

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MS. Bodl. 404
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'Batavi in Britannia hospitis Otia Oxoniensia m.dc.xc.': thirty essays on theological and classical subjects, chiefly Greek, with two prefaces. A note in Hearne's hand testifies that the author was Hadrian Beverland. A list of the essays is at fol. 93: specimens of the titles are, v. Circumcisio vindicata Abrahamo, vi. De Baptismo ύπέρ τών vεκρών, xxi. κύαμοι ίεροί, xxiii. Auris Batava, xxix. Aulus Cornelius Celsus.


  • Creation: Written in 1690 by H. Beverland


96 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Preferred Citation

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MS. Bodl. 404

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18452


'Batavi in Britannia hospitis Otia Oxoniensia,' written in 1690 by H. Beverland

Biographical / Historical

Hadrian Beverland (1650-1716) was philologist, jurist and philosopher.

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. V, no. 27710.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This volume probably came to the Library in 1712 or 1713.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/4 × 7 7/8 in.

Batavi in Britannia hospitis Otia Oxoniensia
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