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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 14684

s. XIV2 (1356 for f. 22-29, cf. f. 29v: ‘Explicit liber de minuciis anno domini M°CCC°LVI°’).

Prov.:

St Emmeram of Regensburg.

Parchment, 100 f., three neat hands (f. 1-21, 22-29, 30-100). The volume was probably put together by the third scribe, who annotated f. 1-21.

Astronomy and mathematics mainly: Sacrobosco, Algorismus (1r-7r); Sacrobosco, De sphera (9r-21r); John of Ligneres, Algorismus de minutiis (22r-29v); enigmas (30r-33r); Alfraganus, De scientia astrorum, tr. Gerard of Cremona (33va-52r); Liber theoreumacie (52v-70r); Ptolemaica (70v); Theorica planetarum Gerardi (71r-79r); ‘Incipit tractatus de ymaginibus Thebit Benchorat. Aspectus autem planetarum sic potest inveniri…’ (79r-81r – this text differs from Thebit Bencora’s De imaginibus); ‘Hic incipit quedam demonstratio bona. Si ab aliquo puncto quod tantum distat a circumferencia…’ (81r-82r); Pseudo-Messahallah, De compositione astrolabii (82v-98r); ‘Hic continetur notabile de novem limitibus. Cum igitur ultra summa…’ (98v-99v); ‘Notandum quod in radicum extractione in cubicis…’ (99v-100r); three alphabets ‘de Bossia’, ‘de Rassia’ and ‘Kaldeorum’ (100v). Blank: 7v-8v, 21v.

Lit.

C. Halm, F. Keinz, G. Meyer, G. Thomas, Catalogus Codicum Latinorum Bibliothecae Regiae Monacensis, II.2: Clm 11001-15028, München, 1876, 217; Katalog der illuminierten Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek in München, V: B. Hernad, Die Gotischen Handschriften deutscher Herkunft in der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek, 1: Vom späten 13. bis zur Mitte des 14. Jahrhunderts, Wiesbaden, 2000, 140 (no. 201); R. Bergmann, S. Stricker, Katalog der althochdeutschen und altsächsischen Glossenhandschriften, VI, Berlin, 2005, 1361; D. Juste, Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Latinorum, I: Les manuscrits astrologiques latins conservés à la Bayerische Staatsbibliothek de Munich, Paris, 2011, 137-138.

70v

‘Notandum secundum Ptolomeum de 7 stellis caudatis. Ptolomeus in Centilogio dicit sic: Stelle cum caudis sunt 9 — in regibus et divitibus apparebit. Explicit.’