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Collection Level Description: Photographs of Aristotle Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Gr. class. d. 90-5, e. 93-5
Title: Photographs of Aristotle Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 1910
Extent: 9 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Professor D.S. Margoliouth

Language of Material: Ancient Greek

Administrative/Biographical History

Aristotle (384-322 BC) was a Greek philosopher.

Scope and Content

Photographs by rotary bromide process of ten manuscripts of Aristotle's Poetics.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photographs were presented to the Library by Professor D.S. Margoliouth in 1911.

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Further Information

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, nos. 35381-9.

Access Points

Greek drama (Tragedy)

Poetry, Greek

Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher

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