Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, lat. 7333

s. XIIIex-XIVin.




perhaps Conrad Heingarter, cf. gloss f. 14r: ‘In hoc climate est situs Bellepartice’ (possibly in Conrad’s hand), i.e. the castle of Belleperche (see Paris, BnF, lat. 7432); Colbert; library of the kings of France in 1732.

Parchment, III+70 f., a single neat hand, decorated initials.

Astronomy: two tables of contents by a later medieval hand, one very detailed (Iva-IIrb) and a shorter one (IIv); table of contents by another late medieval hand (IIv-IIIv); Bernard of Verdun, Tractatus super totam astrologiam (1ra-48ra); astrolabe drawings (48rb-48v); Franco de Polonia, Tractatus de turketo (49ra-52va); ‘In compositione almanach sic procede et primo de Sole inprimis…’ (52va-54va); Theorica planetarum Gerardi (54va-63rb); Pseudo-Thebit Bencora, De motu octave spere (63rb-65va); Ptolemaica (65vb-68va); Thebit Bencora, De recta imaginatione spere et circulorum eius diversorum (68va-69vb); Thebit Bencora (?), De quantitate stellarum et planetarum et proportione terre (69vb-70vb).

Bibl. Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Regiae, IV: Cod. Latini 7226-8822, Paris, 1744, 342.


‘Incipit liber Thebit de his que indigent expositione antequam legatur Almagesti. Equator diei est circulus maior qui describitur super duos polos ― aut propinqui oppositioni erunt retrogradi. Expletur est liber Thebith filii Core de hiis que indigent expositione antequam legatur Almagestis (!).’