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Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, lat. VIII.66 (3437)

s. XVex. Or.: Italy (autograph corrections by Giovanni Pontano). Prov.: Hermolaus Barbarus (f. 1r).

Paper, 78 f., a single neat hand.

Ptolemaica (single text).

Lit. J. Valentinelli, Bibliotheca manuscripta ad S. Marci Venetiarum. Codices MSS. Latini, IV, Venezia, 1871, 251 (XI.64).


‘Iohannis Ioviani Pontani liber primus commentationum in centum sententiis Ptolomei ad ill<ustrem> principem Federicum ducem Urbini feliciter incipit. [preface] Tametsi publicarum rerum administratio, bellique gerendi cura deterrere me iure possent, Federice dux fortissime… (2r) [text] Textus. A te et a scientia, fieri enim nequit ut qui sciens est particulares rerum formas pronunciet… [comm.] Commentum. Nec medici, nec moralis philosophi sola est (added above the line) cognitio, sed quaedam etiam operatio — (75v) [text] … quae fiunt in mundo et generationis et corruptionis. [comm.] … septem simul planetarum coniunctione adiuncta. MCCCCLXXVII.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (tr. Giovanni Pontano) (B.1.9), Book I (v. 1-50). A few marginal notes in Pontano’s hand.