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Ptolemaeus

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London, British Library, Harley 1811

s. XIVex-XV

Or.:

England.

Prov.:

Thomas Allen; Henry Worsley (d. 1647).

Composite volume made of three MSS, each given a distinct shelfmark, namely Harley 1009 (parchment, 30 f.), Harley 1811 (parchment, 42 f.) and Harley 6878 (paper, 74 f.). Harley 1811, which concerns us here, is copied by several contemporary hands.

Computus and astrology: Nicholas of Lynn, Kalendarium 1387-1462 (3r-35v); short pieces of astronomy, astrology and computus (36r-40v), including Ptolemaica (37-37v).

Lit.

A Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum, London, 1808-1812, 4 vols, II, 249; C. E. Wright, Fontes Harleiani. A Study of the Sources of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts in the British Museum, London, 1972, 402.

37v

‘Signorum alia sunt masculina alia sunt feminina. Masculinum est Aries, femininum est Taurus — septentrionalia sunt Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Iudicia (B.12)

, beginning only. No glosses.