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Work C.2.11

Anonymous
Notes on the Quadripartitum (1544-1545)

Text ‘(Munich, BSB, Clm 27002) (1r) In Ptolomei Almagestum. Satis in multis visae… De qualitatibus animae. De corporum accidentibus haec sit doctrina compendio tradita… (12v) De morbis. De laesionibus et morbis corporum… (17v) De morbis animae… (22r) Liber quartus de eventuum significationibus… (32r) De peregrinatione… (38r) De temporum divisione… (40r) Annotatio M. Erasmi… (44r) Claudii Ptolomaei Quadripartiti liber primus… (72r) Liber secundus Cl<audii> Ptol<emaei> — (77v) quadrans ad totam orbem collatus.’

Content Scattered excerpts and notes on the Tetrabiblos in Philipp Melanchthon’s translation (A.2.10).

Origin Unknown, but there is evidence that the author is German and close to Wittenberg. These notes are clearly dated to 1544 and 1545 (see ‘Inchoant 7 Novembris anno 1544’, f. 44r, and ‘Postea die S. Elisabetae 1545’, f. 72r), that is eigth/nine years before the first edition of Melanchthon’s translation of the Tetrabiblos (1553). ‘Osiander’ (Andreas Osiander) is quoted in the margin of f. 25v. A certain ‘Erasmus’ (Reinhold?) is quoted twice, in the margin of f. 22r (‘Erasmus habuit in 7 Mars et Mercurius…’) and at f. 40r (‘Annotatio m<agistri?> Erasmi’). At f. 24r, we read: ‘Ego habeo Sol in … (domo?) 6 in loco…’. The text contains occasional notes in Greek.

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Munich, BSB, Clm 27002, s. XVI, f. 1r-77vImages