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Ptolemaeus

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Work C.2.7

Anonymous
Commentary on the Quadripartitum II

Text

‘(Oxford, BL, Digby 57) Capitulum 10. De spatio vite. Sensus huius litere est quod vita continuatur et durat per loca plegiorum (!) et per planetas eadem loca disponentes, id est in eisdem locis maiorem dignitatem habentes — complexionis eiusdem hominis.’

Content

A commentary on Quadripartitum III.10 (on the length of life) probably on the basis of Aegidius de Tebaldis’s translation, for ‘Haly’ is quoted several times.

Origin

Unknown. The only extant MS was copied in Oxford in the second half of the 14th c., probably c. 1374-1375.

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