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Johannes de Sacrobosco, Algorismus

Johannes de Sacrobosco, Algorismus

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1272

Shelfmark: Harley MS 531

Item number: f.1r

Length: 21.5

Width: 15.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

The first page of the text of this manuscript has an inscription along the lower edge stating that it was written in 1272: 'Iste liber est scriptus anno 1272 . . .' A table of contents on the facing flyleaf is in the handwriting of Roger Marchall (died 1477), of Peterhouse, Cambridge, who left his books to his own college and to Gonville and Caius.

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