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Photographs of the first three books and the greater part of the fourth book of the Opus Majus of Roger Bacon

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MS. Lat. misc. d. 31

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Photographs of the first three books and the greater part of the fourth book of the Opus Majus of Roger Bacon, taken from the Vatican MS. 4086 (74 leaves).

Dates

  • Photographed in about A.D. 1899 at Rome

Extent

310 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. d. 31, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. d. 31

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19502

Abstract

Photographs of the first three books and the greater part of the fourth book of the Opus Majus of Roger Bacon

Biographical / Historical

Roger Bacon (1220-1292) was a philosopher and friar.

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. VI, no. 32943

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by mr. J. H. Bridges, whose table of references to his edition of the work and the letter of donation, May 6, 1901, are at fols. 5-8.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 1/4 × 9 5/8 in.
Title
Photographs of the first three books and the greater part of the fourth book of the Opus Majus of Roger Bacon
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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