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Madrid, Biblioteca de la Real Academia de la Historia, 97

s. XIV.


not Spanish acc. Ruiz García.


Madrid, Biblioteca de los Reales Estudios de San Isidro; Biblioteca de las Cortes; acquired by the Real Academia de la Historia in 1850.

Parchment, 139 f., a single hand (similar to that of Madrid, BN, 10010).

Ptolemaica (single text). Ex-libris and notes (inner front cover), including ‘Commentum Almagesti Ptholomei, est liber astrorum’, late medieval hand. Blank: 139.


P. O. Kristeller, Iter Italicum, IV, London-Leiden, 1989, 509; E. Ruiz García, Catálogo de la secciόn de cόdices de la Real Academia de la Historia, Madrid, 1997, 475-476.



‘Prima dictio [upper margin]. Quod perpendicularis cadens ex extremitate arcus super diametrum productam ab extremitate eius secunda sit sinus eius — (138r) et nichil est in eo dicendum. Finite sunt notule Almagesti [in the margin: Hic est finis expositionis libri Almagesti]. Sciendum est quod in secundo libro est quiddam de proportionibus quod non est ibi bene enucleatur… (138v) [in the margin: Expositio prologi Almagesti] Capitulum primum in prologo, id est quod est loco prologi huius libri — esse est sine motu et non.’

=  Vatican Commentary on the Almagest (C.1.6)

. I, 1r-12v; II, 12v-20r; III, 20r-34r; IV, 34r-48r; V, 48r-73r; VI, 73r-90v; VII, 90v-94r; VIII, 94r-97v; IX, 97v-108v; X, 108v-116r; XI, 116r-121r; XII, 121r-127v; XIII, 127v-138r; additional notes on Book II and on I.1, 138r-138v. Marginal notes by the scribe and by several later hands.