The James Catalogue Of Western Manuscripts



O.3.42


  • Shelfmark: O.3.42
  • Manuscript Title: Palladius etc
  • Alternative Title:   
  • James Number: 1214  View Printed Catalogue Entry
  • Date: Cent. xii late.
  • Physical Description: 30 lines to a page. In a good hand. Initials in red and green.
  • Provenance: From Byland Abbey, Yorkshire. On f.1 at top in a hand of cent. xiv is Liber S. Marie de Bella Landa.
  • Religious House:   Byland, Yorkshire, Cistercian Abbey
  • Donor: Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738. B. 22. No. 88.
  • Size (cms): 25 x 16.5
  • Support: Vellum
  • Language: Latin
  • Century: 12th century
  • Folio: 100 ff.
  • Collation:  18-128 134.
  • Second Folio:    purus auditus
  • IIIF Manifest URL:     https://trin-sites-pub.trin.cam.ac.uk/manuscripts/O.3.42.json
  • Online Since:     21/11/2014
  • 1. Palladii Rutili Tauri Emiliani viri illustris. Opus Agriculture inc.
    f.1 Inc. capitula libri primi.
    f.1b Text i. De preceptis rei rustice
    Pars est prima prudencie.
    Ends on f.70 (de horis). hor. xi. pedes xxix.
    Palladii Rutili Tauri emiliani viri ill. op. agriculture explicit.

    2. f.70b Inc. de architectura ualde utilis scientia de libris antiquorum qui de hoc scripserunt non paruo labore excerpta
    Multa oratione de artis architectorie peritia uitrubius polio aliique auctores scientissime scripserunt.
    The second section is
    f.71 De xii uentis
    Ferunt quidam philosophorum eratosthenen.
    Then follows
    De aque ductibus.
    De puteis fodiendis.
    De probatione aque.
    ...
    De fistulis organicis.
    De calce.
    ...
    De fabrica uille rustice disponenda.
    De balneis.
    ...
    De coloribus.
    ...
    De norme institutione.
    De horologii institutione.
    (De spera.)
    De solidamentis.
    De altitudine arborum siue turrium probanda.
    Probacio auri.
    De arte multiplicandi.
    De arte organizandi.
    f.82 Geometria (from Mart. Capella vi.)
    Geometria dicor quod permeatam crebro admensamque tellurem.
    Ending benignissima cunctarum comprobatur (Mart. Cap. vi. fin.).
    Then follow the first three lines of the sixth book
    Virgo armata
    -sacra tonantis.
    A further extract follows
    f.98b Interualla sperarum a terra indagare temptauerunt
    -multiplicata supputatione.
    In another hand.
    f.99b Amaracum · I · marmorana
    Names of plants, followed by notes of winds, temperaments, etc., ending on f.100b
    In quatuor partes diui(di)mus corpus humanum. caput stomacum uentrem atque uesicam.

 

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