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Catalogue of medieval manuscripts of Latin commentaries on Aristotle in British libraries. Vol. 1: Oxford / Rodney M. Thomson
Bib ID 5850036
Format BookBook
Author
Thomson, Rodney M
 
Description Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols, 2011 
446 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9782503542324
2503542328
Summary

This is the first of a projected series of four volumes describing manuscripts and fragments in British libraries containing commentaries on the Latin Aristotle. This volume covers the Bodleian Library and the college libraries of the University of Oxford. It lists 397 items, including portfolios of fragments from more than one original book, dating from the late twelfth century until c. 1500. While many of these manuscripts have come to Oxford from elsewhere in Europe, some as recently as the twentieth century, the majority were made locally and used in the medieval University. Many of them, such as the important Canonici collection in the Bodleian Library, have not been adequately described before, while most of the anonymous commentaries have not been listed at all. Four indexes are provided to facilitate searching the main text.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Text in English and Latin.

Subjects Aristotle -- Manuscripts.  |  Manuscripts, Medieval -- England -- Oxford.  |  Australian

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