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Seitenstetten, Stiftsbibliothek, 53

s. XV2 (c. 1460). Or.: copied by Regiomontanus in Vienna. Prov.: ‘Facultatis philosophicae Viennae 1686’ (f. 1r).

Paper, 110 f., a single hand.

Ptolemaica (single text).

Lit.Codicum manuscriptorum bibliothecae Seitenstettensis, I, 1975, 114; E. Zinner, Regiomontanus: His Life and Work, Amsterdam-New York-Oxford-Tokyo, 1990 (tr. from Leben und Wirken des Joh. Müller von Köningsberg, genannt Regiomontanus, Osnabrück, 1968, with supplements), 206 (no. 36).


‘Verba Gebri filii Affla Hispalensis. Scientia species habet quarum melior sunt digniores ut evanescant et destruantur. Completa est declaracio eius.’

= Geber, Liber super Almagesti (C.1.2). Preface, 1r-3r; I, 3r-15v; II, 15v-28v; III, 28v-34r; IV, 34r-45v; V, 45v-63r; VI, 63r-78r; VII, 78r-95v; VIII, 95v-101v; IX, 101v-110v. A few marginal notes by the scribe.