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Arabus et Latinus

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Frankfurt/M., Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek, Fragm. lat. VIII.32

s. XIV.


Frankfurt am Main, dominican monastery.

Parchment, 1 f., fragment consisting of a page glued onto the inner front cover of a printed book, so that only the verso of that page can be read at present. A single hand, two columns, 47 lines, red initials.

Ptolemaica (single text).


Die Handschriften der Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main, VI: G. Powitz, Mittelalterliche Handschriftenfragmente der Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, 1994, 112.


‘… considerat rem secundum materiam suam qui non pervenit ad eius certam cognitionem… Quod dicit Ptho<lome>us, ‘ex te et illis’, significat quod qui res futuras scire desiderat… (1vb) Verbum secundum. Phylosophus: Quando eliget vel inquiret elector melius non erit inter ipsum — (Verbum quartum) prope circulum Lune inferius fiunt. Et hec omnia nominavit Aratus in …’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (tr. Plato of Tivoli) (B.1.2)

, fragment from the second sentence of v. 1 up to the middle of the commentary of v. 4. No glosses.