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Arabus et Latinus

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Work B.1.6

Centiloquium (anonymous tr., 12th c.?)

Text ‘(Vatican, BAV, Vat. lat. 5714) … si autem infirmum et illud superat… 7. Sermo septimus. Dicit Ptol<omeus>: Non pertinet ad iudicium in astrorum efficatia — 88. Sermo octavagesimus octavus. Dicit Ptol<omeus>: Cum quesieris scire partem felicitatis per totum…’.

Origin Translated at an unknown date before c. 1229 (see Vatican, BAV, Vat. lat. 5714).

Bibl. J.-P. Boudet, ‘Causalité et signification dans le Centiloquium du pseudo-Ptolémée’, in Orbis disciplinae. Liber amicorum Patrick Gautier Dalché, eds N. Bouloux, A. Dan, G. Tolias, Turnhout, 2017, 607-624: 608-609.


Vác, EK, 708.012/Fragm. 2, s. XIII, f. 1ra-2vb

Vatican, BAV, Vat. lat. 5714, s. XIII, f. 105ra-112vbImages