Catalogue Entry: THEM00373

Notes for 'Theologiæ Gentilis Origines Philosophicæ

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Yahuda Ms. 13.3, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel

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Custodial History

SL239 was bought at the Sotheby sale by Gabriel Wells for £19 and subsequently acquired by Yahuda. At some point four leaves were transferred to SL236 (Yahuda Var. 1 Ms. 5).

Sotheby Lot

Part of SL239


ff. 1-20 Latin notes for 'Theologiæ Gentilis Origines Philosophicæ' (c. 1680s).

ff. 21-23 Similar notes in English.

f. 25 List of 'Authores fabulosi'.

f. 27 Latin quotations from Plato, Aristotle and Galen about astronomy, followed by three blank leaves.

[1] Apud Euseb. Pr. Ev. l 9. c 10

[Editorial Note 1] The following passage is written upside down and runs from f. 12v to f. 12r.

[2] Iliad. E. apud Clem Alex. adm. ad Gent. p. 18

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