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Arabus et Latinus

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Frankfurt/M., Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek, Praed. 48

s. XV1 (f. 1-91 copied in 1440).


Augsburg (cf. f. 75ra: ‘Explicit chirurgia… finita anno domini 1440 in Augusta XVI die mensis Novembris’ and f. 91ra: ‘Finitus est liber synonimorum Dei adiutorio sine quo nichil est inchoatum nichil terminabile, anno domini 1440 in Augusta in die beate Cecilie’), copied by Siegfried Enemer (see Powitz).


Georg von Breidenbach, who bequeathed the MS to the dominican monastery in Frankfurt am Main in 1491 (f. Ir: ‘Ut numquam alienetur datus est predicatoribus Franckfordie 1491 per Ieorium Breitenbach scabinum’).

Paper, I+151 f., a single hand, decorated initials.

Medicine, astrology, astronomy and natural philosophy: Lanfranc of Milan, Chirurgia maior (1ra-75ra); Liber synonymorum (76ra-91ra); Alcabitius, Introductorius (95ra-112vb); Hermes, Centiloquium (112vb-115ra); Ptolemaica (115rb-125va); Bethen, Centiloquium, c. 1-57 (125va-126vb); Capitula Almansoris (127ra-130rb); Theorica planetarum Gerardi (131ra-135va); Pseudo-Albertus Magnus, Liber aggregationis (136ra-140vb); medical recipes (141ra-141rb). Blank: Iv, 75v, 91v-94v, 130v, 141v-151v.


Die Handschriften der Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main, I: G. Powitz, Die Handschriften des Dominikanerklosters und des Leonhardstifts in Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt/Main, 1968, 116-118; Datierte Handschriften in Bibliotheken der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, I: G. Powitz, Die datierten Handschriften der Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main, Stuttgart, 1984, 64-65; R. Lemay, Le Kitāb at-Tamara (Liber fructus, Centiloquium) d’Abū Ja’far Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf [Ps.-Ptolémée], New York, 1999 [unpublished], I, 247.


‘Verbum secundum. Dixit Ptholomeus: Quando eliget electionem melioribus non erit inter ipsum et eum qui habet hoc ex natura differentia. Multi homines putaverunt quod Ptholomeus… — et ego Deum precor ut te diligat. Perfectum est huius libri translatio 17 die mensis Martii, 12 die mensis Gumedi ei secundi anno Arabum 520. Explicit Centiloquium Ptholomei.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (tr. Plato of Tivoli) (B.1.2)

, without v. 1 (but with blank space for it on f. 115ra, where a note in small script in the margin reads: ‘Centum verba Ptho<lomei> cum glosa’). No glosses.