Photographs of Aristotle Manuscripts

Scope and Content

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

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

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


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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, nos. 35381-9.