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London, British Library, Sloane 1773

s. XVI. Or.: England (Oxford), autograph of John Robyns (d. 1558). Prov.: Thomas Allen.

Paper, 117 f., a single hand, sloppy and difficult to read.

Astrology: John Robyns, Annotationes astrologicae (1r-55v); Ptolemaica (57r-117v).

Lit.Catalogue of Sloane Manuscripts, IV, s.l.n.d. (handwritten catalogue), f. 508.

57r‑117v

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‘Epitome in Apotelesmata Ptolomaei. Caput primum. Duo principia sunt et maxima (added: candissime (?) et intime meorum amicorum mi Fire (corr. ex. Messori)) que ad accidentium futurorum cognitione exiguntur. Declaratio textus. Iste Sirus (corr. ex Messorius) fiat quidam medicus Ptolomeo familiaris, cui hunc librum apotelesmaticum dedicavit. Hec duo mairora et nobiliora quorum hic facit mentionem Ptolomeus sunt astrologia quadrivialis et scientia apostelematica, est ea astrologie pars que de iudiciis et astrorum effectibus tractat — hactenus de prefationis expositione in his tribus capilulis dicta sufficiunt. Caput quartum.’