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Collection Level Description: Interleaved copies of works by Apollonius Pergaeus with marginal notes by Edward Bernard

Reference: MSS. Lat. misc. c. 64-5
Title: Interleaved copies of works by Apollonius Pergaeus with marginal notes by Edward Bernard
Dates of Creation: [c. 1670]
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Edward Bernard

Language of Material: Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

Dr Edward Bernard was born 2 May 1638. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St. John's College, Oxford (matriculated 25 July 1655), of which College he became a Fellow in 1658. He was Savilian Professor of Astronomy, 1673-91. He died on 12 Jan. 1697. Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Interleaved copies of Apollonius Pergaeus, Conicorum libri quattuor (Bologna, 1566) and Conicorum libri V, VI et VII (Florence, 1661), with marginal notes in Latin and collations from Greek and Arabic versions by Edward Bernard, c. 1670.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Among Bernard's books bought in 1698 (see introductory note to SC 8717-886); transferred from the Department of Printed Books, 1945 (formerly shelfmarked A1. 26-27 Art., Arch. C. 112-3, Arch. D. 74-5, Arch. D. 15-16, and Arch. Bodl. D. b. 3-4).

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47911-12.

Related Units of Description

See the Bernard Collection (MSS. Auct. D. 1. 14, D. 4. 24, E. 1. 8, E. 4. 7, E. 4. 17, E. 4. 19-21, F. 1. 16, F. 1. 18, F. 2. 1-6, F. 2. 8-9, F. 2. 11-12, F. 2. 15, F. 2. 17, F. 2. 28, F. 3. 1, F. 3. 19-22, F. 4. 2, F. 4. 10-11, F. 4. 14, F. 4. 18-31, F. 4. 34, F. 5. 1-3, F. 5. 22, F. 6. 7-9, F. 6. 16-21, F. Infr. 1. 7-11, F. Infr. 2. 1-2; Bodl. 37-8, 171, 224, 232, 308-9, 615, 635, 886, 896; Bodl. Rolls 12; Eng. misc. f. 1, f. 3-5, g. 1; Gr. class. e. 1-2, f. 1; Lat. misc. b. 1, c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-15, f. 1-2, f. 6-11, g. 1; Lat. th. e. 1, f. 1; Marsh 4; Russ. e. 1).

Access Points

Conic sections | Early works to 1800

Geometry

Mathematics, Greek | Early works to 1800

Bernard | Edward | 1638-1696 | Astronomer and Scholar

Apollonius | - | fl 247-205 BC | of Perga, Greek mathematician


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