Microfilms of Adam of Buckfield's Commentary on Aristotle

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Film 499-502
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century (copies of 14th century originals)
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Microfilm copies of Adam of Buckfield's commentary on Aristotle, De anima.

Administrative / Biographical History

Adam of Buckfield (fl ? 1300) was an English commentator on Aristotle. Details can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The microfilms were given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1961 (purchased from the Grosseteste Fund).


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

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

Additional Information

The originals are located as follows:  

  • MS. Film 499 - Cracow, Biblioteka Jagiellonska, MS. 726 (CC VIII 14) (fols. 1-40)
  • MS. Film 500 - Bologna, Biblioteca Universitaria, MS. 1180 (2344)
  • MS. Film 501 - Venice, Biblioteca Marciana, MS. Lat. VI. 1 (2821)
  • MS. Film 502 - Paris, Bibliothque nationale, MS. lat. 6319