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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

Jordanus database now online at Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

JORDANUS, An International Catalogue of Mediaeval Scientific Manuscripts (ed. Menso Folkerts) is now available online on the server of the project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus at the address: jordanus.ptolemaeus.badw.de

JORDANUS provides information about c.13.000 medieval manuscripts (500-1500 A.D.) dealing with mathematics in the broad sense, including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, computus, astronomy, astrology, optics, and mechanics. Most of these manuscripts are written in Latin, but they also include vernacular languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish).

For comments and questions, please write to Menso Folkerts.