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Göttweig, Stifstbibliothek, 379

s. XVI.

Paper, 340 f., two hands (f. 4-250v and 250v-338v).

Ptolemaica (single text). Blank: 1-3, 339-340.

Lit. P. O. Kristeller, Iter Italicum, III, London-Leiden, 1983, 15 (no. 444); J. Monfasani, Collectanea Trapezuntiana: Texts, Documents, and Bibliographies of George of Trebizond, Binghamton (NY), 1984, 21-22.


‘Georgii Trapezuntii ad libros Magnae Ptholomei compositionis introductio. Capitulum primum de divisione omnis circuli et precipue zodiaci. <Q>uoniam libros Ptholomei de motibus celestium, quibus nescio an quicquam altius ac rationis et scientie via certius inveniri aut fingi possit ex Greca lingua in Latinam vertimus… (21r) Expositio Magne compositionis Ptholomei a Georgio Trapezunda facta incipit. <C>oditis huius quem exposituri gratia salvatoris sumus volumina librique xiii sunt, in quibus Ptholomeus intendit erraticarum stellarum et fixarum motus invenire — (337r) maius inter observationes temporis spatium exigit quam vita hominis sit’ (followed by diagrams and notes).

= George of Trebizond, Commentary on the Almagest (C.1.19). Introduction, 4r-21r; Book I, 21r-55v; II, 56r-94v; III, 95r-114r; IV, 114r-130v; V, 130v-167v; VI, 167v-204r; VII, 204r-206v; VIII, 206v-214r; IX, 214r-245r; X, 245r-259r; XI, 259r-272v; XII, 272v-292v; XIII, 292v-337r; diagrams and notes, 337r-338v. No glosses.