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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Venice, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, lat. VIII.14 (3068)

s. XIV.

Parchment, I+85 f. (f. 23 and 65 omitted in foliation), a single hand, decorated initial f. 1ra, painted initial f. 47rb.

Astronomy: Ptolemaica (1ra-47ra); Albategni, De scientia astrorum (47rb-85vb). Blank: I.

Lit.

J. Valentinelli, Bibliotheca manuscripta ad S. Marci Venetiarum. Codices MSS. Latini, IV, Venezia, 1871, 245-247 (XI.60).

1ra‑47ra

‘Incipiunt reprobationes Geber super Almagest Tholomei de Alfiladelfia in quibus noscitur abreviatio artis. Scientia species habet quarum melior post scientiam sunt digniores ut evanescant et destruantur, et hoc est propositum. Finis noni libri et est ultimus librorum commenti Geber super Almagesti Ptholomei. Deo gratias. Amen.’

= Geber, Liber super Almagesti (C.1.2)

. Preface, 1ra-1va; I, 1vb-6va; II, 6va-10vb; III, 10vb-13rb; IV, 13rb-18rb; V, 18rb-27ra; VI, 27ra-34ra; VII, 34ra-40rb; VIII, 40rb-43ra; IX, 43ra-47ra. Blank spaces for titles, which appear in the margins in smaller script. Marginal notes by the scribe f. 2r and 4v-5r.