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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Cracow, Biblioteka Jagiellońska, 1921

s. XIV.


‘Thomas Zabrzyczki dedit istum librum’ (inner front cover, 17th-c. hand).

Parchment, 123 f., a single hand.

Astronomy: Pseudo-Thebit Bencora, De motu octave spere, incomplete (2r-4r); Ptolemaica (5r-122v). Blank: 1 (except notes f. 1r: ‘Ieber Phylosophi’ and ‘Ieber super Almagesto Ptolomei’), 4v, 123.


W. Wisłocki, Katalog rękopisόw Biblioteki Uniwersystetu Jagiellońskiego, II, Krakόw, 1881, 460; G. Rosińska, Scientific Writings and Astronomical Tables in Cracow. A Census of Manuscripts Sources (xivth-xvith Centuries), Wrocław-Warszawa, 1984, 555 (index).


‘Incipit tractatus Ieber exposicionum super Almagesti Ptolemei [faint title in margin]. Scientia species habet quarum melior post scientiam sunt digniores ut evanescant et destruitur (?). Completa est declaratio eius’ (with fainted explicit in margin: ‘Completus est tractatus IX et ultimus libri. Hunc librum transtulit magister Girardus Cremonensis in Tholeto de Arabico in Latinum’).

= Geber, Liber super Almagesti (C.1.2). Preface, 5r-6v; I, 6v-19r; II, 19r-33v; III, 33v-39v; IV, 39v-52r; V, 52r-70r; VI, 70r-89v; VII, 89v-106v; VIII, 106v-113r; IX, 113r-122v. Glosses by the scribe.