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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Cracow, Biblioteka Jagiellońska, 595

s. XVex (1496, cf. colophon).


Rome (cf. colophon).


Thomas de Petricovia (professor at the faculty of arts of the University of Cracow 1553-1563 and dean of that faculty 1561-1562); Martinus Nervitius de Kłodawa (master of arts of the University of Cracow) in 1562, cf. inner front cover: ‘Hic liber est communitatis domus maioris a magistro Thoma Petricovio commodato mihi datus 1561’ and ‘Magister Martinus Clodaviensis librum hunc possidet anno domini 1562’ (the latter note has been crossed out).

Paper, 167 f., a single hand.

Ptolemaica (single text), except for ‘Tabula cordarum et arcuum’ (155v-157v). Blank: 1v-11v, 158-167.


M. Kowalczyk et al., Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum medii aevi latinorum qui in Bibliotheca Jagellonica Cracoviae asservantur, IV: Numeros continens inde a 564 usque ad 667, Wrocław, 1988, 150-151.


‘… sunt. Ad idem denique inconveniens redigemus adversarium, si quam figuram angularem coelo ascripserit… (in the margin: Conclusio secunda) Terram esse rotundam. Quod sensui videtur spaericum vocare solemus rotundum — quod postremo hoc in theoreummate explorare et cepto labori modum statuere decrevimus. Amen. Finis epitomatis Ioannis de Regio Monte in Almagestum Ptolomei, Sole in 17 parte Librae orizontem in occidente occupante. Romae 1496.’

= Regiomontanus, Epitome Almagesti (C.1.21)

, missing the preface and the beginning of Book I due to material lacunae. I, 12r-22r; II, 22r-34v; III, 34v-49v; IV, 49v-58r; V, 58r-73r; VI, 73r-87r; VII, 87r-93r; VIII, 93v-101r; IX, 101r-113r; X, 113v-123v; XI, 123v-133v; XII, 133v-141r; XIII, 141r-155r. Glosses by the scribe up to f. 47v. Short marginal notes by one or several 16th-c. hands f. 34v, 38r and 102r.