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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Work C.3.7

Reimbotus de Castro
Commentary on the Centiloquium

Text

‘(Vatican, BAV, Pal. lat. 1380) Nota circa secundum verbum Ptolomei in Centiloquio et inquirit utrum orbes celestes moveantur ab anima in ipsis orbibus existens — tunc destruentur consules regis, quia secunda domus significat consules regis.’

Content

A commentary on the Centiloquium starting with v. 2 and skipping other verba. The original text is not included.

Origin

Written by Reimbotus de Castro after 1356 and perhaps when he studied in Paris in 1366. The only known MS is Reimbotus’s autograph.

Bibl.

J.-P. Boudet, ‘Astrology Between Rational Science and Divine Inspiration. The Pseudo-Ptolemy’s Centiloquium’, in Dialogues among Books in Medieval Western Magic and Divination, eds S. Rapisarda, E. Niblaeus, Firenze, 2014, 47-73: 54. On Reimbotus de Castro, see L. Schuba, Die Quadriviums-Handschriften der Codices Palatini Latini in der Vatikanischen Bibliothek, Wiesbaden, 1992, 16 (MS Pal. lat. 1349); L. Schuba, ‘Reimbotus de Castro, Leibarzt Kaiser Karls IV. und Scholastikus an St. German vor den Toren der Stadt Speyer (Vat. Pal. Lat. 1349)’, in Miscellanea Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae, V: Palatina Studien, Vaticano, 1997, 287-293.

Ed.

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