Buchanan, George, 1506-1582 (Scottish expatriate, historian and scholar, anti-absolutist and satyrist of clerical vice)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Commentary on 'De Sphaera'
Fonds — Volume: Dk.7.29
Scope and Contents Volume entitled Buchananus De Sphaera: George Buchanan, with commentary by Adam King, covering key aspects of mathematical, natural philosophical, and astronomical knowledge from antiquity to the early modern period, from the Christian West and the Islamicate and pre-Islamic East, and from Copernicus to Galileo and Kepler. Bound with this is a second manuscript containing poetry by King.
Manuscript text in two volumes entitled "Commentarius Critico Philogicus Georgi Buchanani in Scoti Celeberrimi Davidicorum Psalmorum Paraphrasin Poeticam", by Sir Henry Munro of Foulis, Baronet, c 1750
Scope and Contents From the Series: Bound volumes constitute Section III of the Laing Collection with shelfmarks La.III. This long series of bound volumes includes copies of the scriptures and portions of the scriptures on vellum; breviaries and missals on vellum; treatises, discourses, sermons and notes on theological matters; and, treatises and notes on philosophical matters. There is historical, legal, and biographical material, and also letters. Within the series too there are some well known Scottish musical texts, poems,...
Dates: c 1750
Papers on anticlericalism, 1705-1706
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E 
Scope and Contents This is a Latin transcription of a sixteenth-century satire on the morals of the clergy, probably by George Buchanan, glued onto a more recent catalogue of clerical vice, of unclear authorship.