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Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 14783

s. XVmed (most of the MS was written in 1450, cf. f. 204v, 211v, 451v, 509r, 519r, 519v and 547r; 1456 for f. 563-566). Or.:  copied by Fridericus Amann, monk at St Emmeram of Regensburg. Prov.: St Emmeram of Regensburg.

Paper, 566 f., a single hand.

Astronomy, mathematics and astrology: astronomical tables, with a few canons (2v-247r); canons of astronomical tables ‘Quamvis de motibus mediis et veris celestium…’ (249r-409v); Fridericus Amann of Regensburg, Algorismus Ratisbonensis (411r-441v); astronomical diagrams and notes (443r-446r); ‘Incipiunt regule equationum 7 excerpte de Alfragano. Sciendum quod superficies…’ (446v-451v); geometrical diagram (454v); ‘Geometria arithmetricalis (?). Quoniam circa geometriam multi propter raritatem et obscuritatem…’ (454v-482r); notes (485v); John of Gmunden, Compositio quadrantis novi seu magni cum eius practica, last chapters ‘Cum volueris mensurare altitudinem rei…’ (486r-494v); Ptolemaica (495r-505v); ‘Item secundum computacionem Alfragani filii Ameti…’ (505v-507v); geographical coordinates of cities (509r-519r); star catalogue (519v-523r); astrological tables and notes (523v-538v); Leopold of Austria, De astrorum scientia, excerpts from Book VI (539r-547r); astronomical tables (548v-562v); ‘Ad inveniendas radices civitatum mediorum motuum omnium planetarum…’ (563r-566r). Blank: 410, 442, 452-454r, 482v-485r, 508, 566v.

Lit. C. Halm, F. Keinz, G. Meyer, G. Thomas, Catalogus Codicum Latinorum Bibliothecae Regiae Monacensis, II.2: Clm 11001-15028, München, 1876, 233; D. Juste, Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Latinorum, I: Les manuscrits astrologiques latins conservés à la Bayerische Staatsbibliothek de Munich, Paris, 2011, 139.

495r‑505v

‘De tribus corporibus solidis. Quia tria corpora solida particularium quia quod modicum distat nichil distare videtur. Explicit tractatus de quantitate trium solidorum magistri Schindil compilatus anno 1420.’