Catalogue Entry: THEM00075

Notes on Greek, Roman and Egyptian deities

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Yahuda Ms. 33, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Sotheby Lot

Not identified in Sotheby


An early stage of Newton's attempt to reconcile the identities of heathen gods from various cultures. Written under a fragment of a draft letter, reading only 'Sr Please return my hearty thanks to ye R. Society for their kind accepting of ye copy &'.

Part of the preparatory material for 'Theologiæ Gentilis Origines Philosophicæ. Consists chiefly of earlier drafts of various passages in Yahuda Ms. 16.2.

[Editorial Note 1] The remaining material on this page is written upside down.

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