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Ptolemaeus

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Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 4075

s. XVin (1411). Or.: copied in Lucca by Conradus Gruter de Werdena (cf. f. 142r: ‘Scriptus est iste liber et completus in civitate Lucana anno domini 1411 per me Conradum de Entzen, alias Gruter de Werdena Colonien<sis> dyoc<esis>, tempore quo moram traxi apud magnificum dominum Paulum de Guinigiis, dicte Lucane civitatis dominum generalem’). Prov.: Pope Nicholas V.

Parchment, 142 f., a single neat hand.

Astrology: Ptolemaica (1r-52v); Albumasar, De magnis coniunctionibus (53r-142r). Blank: 142v.

Lit.Inventarium librorum Latinorum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Vaticanae (handwritten catalogue), V, 98; A. Manfredi, I codici Latini di Niccolò V. Edizione degli inventari e identificazione dei manoscritti, Vaticano, 1994, 392 (no. 623).

1r‑52v

‘Liber quatuor tractatuum Ptholomei in scientia iudiciorum astrorum. Et sunt in primo tractatu capitula viginti septem. De hiis hiis communiter que ad totum librum pertinent… [chapter index of Book I]. (1v) Capitulum primum de hiis communiter que ad totum librum pertinent. Iuxta providam philosophorum assertionem quos videlicet in prescientia futurorum astris signa prebentibus — adhibeatur intentio liquidius aperire sufficiet. Ad laudem omnipotentis Dei finitur Quadripartitus Ptholomei. Finitur liber quatuor partituum (!) sive tractatuum Ptholomei.’

= Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (tr. before c. 1250) (A.2.4). I, 1r-18v; II, 18v-31v; III, 31v-42v; IV, 42v-52v. No glosses.