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Ptolemaeus

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Memmingen, Stadtbibliothek, 2° 2,34

s. XV2.

Or.:

Germany, the first hand is identical with the fifth hand of Memmingen, Stadtbibliothek, 2° 2,33 (see).

Paper, II+163 f., only sporadically numbered, two main hands (I: f. Ir-Iv, 1r-94v and 125r-163v; II: f. 97r-124r). Title on front cover (medieval hand): ‘Tabule magne ad (?), Nicolaus de comparatione medicinarum et duo libri Quadrupartiti Pthol<omei>’.

Astronomy, medicine and astrology: astronomical notes (Ir-Iv); planetary tables (1r-94v); Antidotarium Nicolai (97ra-113rb); ‘Tractatus gentilis de invenienda dosi medicinarum. Ad inveniendum dosim uniuscuiusque medicine…’ (114ra-116rb); on plants ‘Simplicia usualia et domestica’ (116v-121v); medicine ‘Ad evidentiam istius sunt duo…’ (122ra-124rb); Ptolemaica (125ra-163vb). Blank: 95r-96v, 113v, 124v.

Lit.

P. O. Kristeller, Iter Italicum, III, London-Leiden, 1983, 610.

125ra‑163vb

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‘<I>nter utiliores vias quas in editionibus viderimus sapientum de astrorum doctrinantium influxibus processus quem gloriosus astronomorum ille signifer Ptholomeus Saludranus in libro quartuo (!) partium ordinavit… Due sunt scientie ad pronosticationes complementum requesite secundum quod duobus modis — Hic enim adiunximus multa de dictis Hermetis de quibus proficies si Deus voluerit. Explicit secundus Quadripartiti Pthol<olomei>.’

= Commentary on the Quadripartitum I (C.2.5)

. I, 125ra-141rb; II, 141rb-163vb. A few short marginal notes by the scribe.