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Ptolemaeus

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Cracow, Biblioteka Jagiellońska, 2489

s. XVIin (1520 for pp. 1-20, cf. colophon; the other parts of the MS were copied between 1518 and 1524).

Or.:

University of Cracow, pp. 1-20 are an autograph of Nicolaus de Szadek.

Paper, 44 pp., three hands (pp. 1-20, 21-29 and 37-43).

Astrology: Ptolemaica (1-20); ‘Corporis solaris claritas anno domini 1518. Noto primo, quia dicitur in titulo questionis…’ (21-29); judgement on the great conjunction of 1524 ‘Utrum stellarum et planetarum configurationes celestes in signo Piscium anno Christi 1524…’ (37-43). Blank: 30-36, 44.

Lit.

W. Wisłocki, Katalog rękopisόw Biblioteki Uniwersystetu Jagiellońskiego, II, Krakόw, 1881, 594; G. Rosińska, Scientific Writings and Astronomical Tables in Cracow. A Census of Manuscripts Sources (xivth-xvith Centuries), Wrocław-Warszawa, 1984, 555 (index); M. Markowski, Astronomica et astrologica Cracoviensia ante annum 1550, Firenze, 1990, 307.

1‑20

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‘In nomine domini, amen. Bene sufficit nobis id quod universaliter locuti sumus super his… Hic est liber secundus parcialis Quadripartiti Ptholomei Pheludiani astrologorum principis in quo de significationibus generalibus — que in notabilibus dicta sunt, facile dissolvuntur. Et hec sunt dicta. Collecta anno 1520 per magistrum Nicolaum de Shadek et lecta die Aprilis eodem anno per magistrandum Petrum de Varadino, etc.’

= Nicolaus de Szadek, Commentary on the Quadripartitum (C.2.15)

. A few marginal corrections by the scribe (Nicolaus de Szadek).