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Arabus et Latinus

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London, Wellcome Institute, 507

s. XIV2 (c. 1375).



Paper, 84+Ia f., a single hand, except for f. 1-4, by other 14th-c. hands.

Astrology, physiognomy, astronomy and non-scientific texts: table of contents, added (1v-4r); Michael Scot, Liber particularis (5ra-49ra); Michael Scot, Liber physiognomie (49ra-70ra); Theorica planetarum Gerardi (70rb-76va); Ptolemaica (76vb); religious texts by Basil of Caesarea and anonymous authors (77ra-Iarb). Blank: Iav.


S. A. J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library, I: Mss Written before 1650 A.D., London, 1962, 344-347.


‘Hec sunt iudicia Tholomei regis Egipti (title added in upper margin by another hand). Aquarius. Tongere crura cave cum Luna vicebit aquosum — (Capricornus) Fumdamenta (!) ruunt nichil est quod duret in ipso.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Iudicia (B.12)

, excerpt. No glosses.