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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Erfurt, Universitäts- und Forschungsbibliothek, Amplon. F. 382

s. XVin (copied in 1413, see colophon).


copied by ‘Io., deacon of Neuhausen’ (colophon), i.e. Johannes de Wachenheim, deacon of the church St Cyriacus in Worms-Neuhausen. Johannes de Wachenheim graduated at the University of Prague in 1381, matriculated at the University of Heidelberg in 1386 and is known as the author of a Tripartitum chordarum in 1413 (Vatican, BAV, Pal. lat. 1345, f. 1r-14r, see L. Schuba, Die Quadriviums-Handschriften der Codices Palatini Latini in der Vatikanischen Bibliothek, Wiesbaden, 1992, 13) and of several astronomical and astronomical works extant in Vatican, BAV, Pal. lat. 1368 (see).


Erfurt, Collegium Porta Coeli.

Paper, 122 f., a single neat hand.

Ptolemaica (single text). Blank: 1-2, 112v-122v.


W. Schum, Beschreibendes Verzeichnis der Amplonianischen Handschriften-Sammlung zu Erfurt, Berlin, 1887, 268.


‘Incipiunt flores Geber in et super astronomia. Et capitulum primum premittens generalia pro intellectum libri. Scientia species habet quarum melior post scientiam sunt digniores ut evanescant et destruantur. Completa est eius declaratio. Deo laus per omnia. Explicit liber Geber in astronomia 1413° die XX Novembris per me Io<hannem> decanum Nuhusensem.’

= Geber, Liber super Almagesti (C.1.2). Preface, 3r-4v; I, 4v-16r; II, 16r-30r; III, 30r-35r; IV, 35r-46r; V, 46r-65r; VI, 65r-81v; VII, 81v-97v; VIII, 97v-103v; IX, 103v-112r. Occasional marginal notes by the scribe.