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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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London, British Library, Sloane 216

s. XVIex or XVII1 (after 1574).

Paper, 378 f., three neat alternating hands.

Ptolemaica (single text), except Valentin Nabod’s horoscope (378r). Blank: 1r, 378v.

Lit.

Catalogus librorum manuscriptorum bibliothecae Sloananiae, I, s.l.n.d., 33; P. O. Kristeller, Iter Italicum, IV, London-Leiden, 1989, 57.

1v‑377v

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‘Valentini Naibodae mathematici praeclarissimi in Claudii Ptolemaei Quadripartitae constructionis apotelesmata commentarius novus et eiusdem conversio nova. (2r) Prooemium deest. Quod futurorum per astronomiam praecognitio sit quaedam ars et quousque progrediatur. Caput primum. Facile patescit, breviterque perspicuum fieri potest omnibus quod de aeterea et externa natura vis quaedam diffundatur — Itaque hic et in hoc termino noster quoque interpretandi commentandique labor finem iam accipiat.’

= Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (tr. Valentin Nabod) (A.2.12)

, missing some sections due to defective exemplar. Book I, 1v-13v; II, 14r-91v; III, 92r-263v; IV, 264r-377v. Occasional corrections and notes by the scribes.