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Schweinfurt, Stadtbibliothek, Ha 9 (H 180)

s. XVI2. Or.: Johannes Hommel (1518-1562) copied f. 1-21 and Johannes Praetorius (1537-1616) f. 22-28. Prov.: Johannes Praetorius.

Paper, 28 f., two hands. Collection of sloppy notes.

Astronomy: scattered astronomical notes and diagrams (1r-7v); ‘Doctrina de sphaerae optica in planicie descriptione generalis, eiusque varius usus, adiunctis geometricis demonstrationibus’ (8r-21r); Ptolemaica (22r-25r); ‘Proiectio spherae cum circulis signorum et horariis in planum’ (26r-28v). Blank: 21v.

Lit.450 Jahre Copernicus „De revolutionibus“. Astronomische und mathematische Bücher aus Schweinfurter Bibliotheken. Ausstellung des Stadtarchivs Schweinfurt in Zusammenarbeit mit der Bibliotheken Otto Schäfer (21. November 1993 – 19. Juni 1994), ed. U. Müller, Schweinfurt, 1998, 45-46 and 358, no. 174 (entries by M. Folkerts).



‘Analemma Ptolemaei quomodo se in plano habeat. Instar analemma Ptolemaei — secundum (?) percipiuntur.’

= Johannes Praetorius, Commentary on Ptolemy's Analemma (C.4.3). A few marginal notes by Praetorius.