Catalogue Entry: THEM00101

Notes from Ralph Cudworth on Plutarch and the 'Persian or Zoroastrian trinity'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: R.16.38. 436A, Trinity College Library, Cambridge, UK

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Custodial History

The entire lot (22 pp.) was bought at the Sotheby sale by W. Manning for £8.10s. The rest of it is now in the American Philosophical Society.

Sotheby Lot

Part of SL296

Contents

Taken from Ralph Cudworth's True Intellectual System of the Universe (1678), pp. 287 and 290.

See also Clark Library Ms. fN563Z and H1330-31 for Newton's own copies of Plutarch (the Cudworth volume was apparently not from his own library).

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