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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, 3106

s. XV2.

Or.:

Rome (?) (Roland).

Prov.:

Vienna, Stadtbibliothek.

Paper, 263 f., a single neat hand.

Ptolemaica (single text). Blank: 262v-263v.

Lit.

Tabulae codicum manu scriptorum praeter Graecos et Orientales in Bibliotheca Palatina Vindobonensi asservatorum, II: Cod. 2001-3500, Wien, 1868, 197; J. Monfasani, Collectanea Trapezuntiana: Texts, Documents, and Bibliographies of George of Trebizond, Binghamton (NY), 1984, 76; M. Roland, Die Handschriften der alten Wiener Stadtbibliothek in der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Wien, 1999, 87.

1r‑262r

‘Georgii Trapezuntii ad libros Magne 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…(13v) Expositio Magne compositionis Ptholomei a Georgio Trapezunda facta incipit. Coditis huius quem exposituri gratia salvatoris sumus volumina librique xiii sunt, in quibus Ptholomeus intendit erraticarum stellarum et fixarum motus invenire — (260v) maius inter observationes temporis spatium exigitur quam vita hominis sit’ (followed by diagrams and notes).

= George of Trebizond, Expositio Magne compositionis Ptolomei (C.1.19)

. Introduction, 1r-13v; Book I, 13v-39r; II, 30r-69r; III, 69r-85r; IV, 85r-98v; V, 98v-129r; VI, 129r-154v; VII, 154v-156v; VIII, 156v-162r; IX, 162r-183r; X, 183r-197v; XI, 197v-211r; XII, 211r-229r; XIII, 229r-260v; diagrams and notes, 260v-262r. No glosses.