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Bologna, Biblioteca Comunale dell’Archiginnasio, A. 38

s. XVex. Prov.: Giovanni Antonio Magini (f. 1r: ‘Jo. Antonii Magini’).

Paper, 166 f. unnumbered, a single neat hand, reserved initials.

Ptolemaica (single text). Blank: 165-166.

Lit. G. Mazzatinti, Inventari dei manoscritti delle biblioteche d’Italia, XXX, Firenze, 1924, 29.

1r‑164v

‘Reverendissimo in Christo patri ac domino domino Bessarioni episcopo Tusculano, sancte Romane ecclesie cardinali, patriarca Constantinopolitano, Ioannes de Regio Monte se offert devotissimum. <A>dmiranti michi sepe numero vel potius graviter et inique serenti tam raros esse etate nostra optimarum… (2v) Epithoma in Almagestum Ptolomei. <R>ecte profecto meo iudicio nobiliores philosophi, o Sire, distinxerunt inter theoricam philosophie et practicam partem — quod postremo hoc in theoreumate explorare et cepto labori modum statuerit decrevimus. Amen. Finis epithomatis Ioannis de Monte Regio in Almagestum Ptolomei.’

= Regiomontanus, Epitome Almagesti (C.1.21). Preface, 1r-2v; I, 2v-15v; II, 15v-28v; III, 28v-43r; IV, 43r-53r; V, 53r-70v; VI, 70v-86r; VII, 86r-92v; VIII, 92v-101v; IX, 101v-116r; X, 116r-128v; XI, 128v-140r; XII, 140r-148v; XIII, 148v-164v. No glosses.