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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Dublin, Trinity College, 399

s. XVmed.

Or.:

England (Colker).

Parchment, 161 f., a single hand.

Astrology: Albumasar, Introductorium maius, tr. John of Seville (1ra-135va); ‘Incipiunt agregationes abreviate super libros iudiciorum astrologie sive flores auctorum iudiciorum. Scientia astrorum dividitur in duo, in demonstrationes que sunt certe…’ (135va-149rb); Capitula Almansoris (149rb-155ra); Hermes, Centiloquium (155ra-159ra); Alcabitius, Introductorius, V.19-20 (159ra-159rb); Ptolemaica (159va-160rb and 160rb-160vb); ‘De mora nati in utero matris…’ (160vb-161rb). Blank: 161v.

Lit.

T. K. Abbott, Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin, 1900, 62; M. L. Colker, Trinity College Library Dublin. Descriptive Catalogue of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts, London-Aldershot, 1991, I, 821-824; R. Lemay, Abū Ma‘šar al-Balḫī [Albumasar]: Liber introductorii maioris ad scientiam judiciorum astrorum, Napoli, 1995-1996, IV, 81-82.

159va‑160rb

‘De cometis sive stellis comatis et diversis significationibus earum secundum signa in quibus apparuerunt. Ptolomeus dixit quod stelle cum caudis sunt IX — in regibus et divitibus apparebit.’

160rb‑160vb

‘De hora conceptionis et nativitatis. Dixerunt Ptolomeus et Hermes quod Lune locus in hora et hoc expertus fuit multociens.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Dixerunt Ptolemeus et Hermes quod locus Lune in hora... (B.10)

. The text is followed (160vb-161rb) by a chapter dealing with the same topic: ‘De mora nati in utero matris. Cum Luna fuerit in gradu ascendentis hora infusionis — gradum Arietis pervenerit fetus nascetur. Idem est in aliis. Explicit liber. Deo gratias.’ No glosses.