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Dublin, Trinity College, 382

s. XVIex-XVII1. Or.: Oxford, papers collected by John Bainbridge; the Ptolemaic section was partly copied by Henry Savile.

Paper, 131 f., numerous hands, two of which copied the Ptolemaic section: I (Henry Savile), f. 35r-38r; II, f. 38r-40v.

Collection of letters, texts and notes, mainly mathematical, in Latin, Greek and English.

Lit. T. K. Abbott, Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin, 1900, 59; P. O. Kristeller, Iter Italicum, III, London-Leiden, 1983, 194 (D 2.3); J. Monfasani, Collectanea Trapezuntiana: Texts, Documents, and Bibliographies of George of Trebizond, Binghamton (NY), 1984, 14.


‘Georgii Trapezuntii ad libros Magnae Ptolemaei compositionis introductio.’

= George of Trebizond, Commentary on the Almagest (C.1.19), excerpts from the Introduction and from Books I-III, IX and XII-XIII. No glosses.