PAL

Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

_ (the underscore) is the placeholder for exactly one character.
% (the percent sign) is the placeholder for no, one or more than one character.
%% (two percent signs) is the placeholder for no, one or more than one character, but not for blank space (so that a search ends at word boundaries).

At the beginning and at the end, these placeholders are superfluous.

Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, 1491

s. XV.

Or.:

Germany (recipes in German f. 142r-143v).

Paper, 301 f., several hands. A section seems to be missing before f. 99, and f. 100 is the continuation of f. 124-141 in another hand.

Astrology: Raymundus Lullus, Tractatus novus de astronomia (2r-81r); Raymundus Lullus, Ars compendiosa (86r-92v); ‘Diffinitur autem aliud (?) secundum duas partes sive species ipsius breviter ac contemplativam scilicet et activam que sunt astrologia et astronomia…’ (98r-98v); ‘Dixit Ptholomeus: Quando aspexerit significator etc. Cum significatores aspexerit…’ (99r-99v); Ptolemaica (100r); Albumasar, Flores (100v-115v); Hermann of Carinthia, Liber imbrium (115v-120v); Ptolemaica (124ra-141vb and 100r); recipes in German (142r-143v); Leopold of Austria, De astrorum scientia (144r-300v). Blank: 1 (except a horoscope with geomantic figures f. 1r), 81v-85v, 93-97, 121-123, 301.

Bibl.

P. O. Kristeller, Iter Italicum, III, London-Leiden, 1983, 420; M. Markowski, Astronomica et astrologica Cracoviensia ante annum 1550, Firenze, 1990, 314; R. Lemay, Le Kitāb aṯ-Ṯamara (Liber fructus, Centiloquium) d’Abū Jaʿfar Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf [Ps.-Ptolémée], 1999 [unpublished], I, 344-345.

124ra‑141vb, 100r

‘Mundanorum ad hoc et ad illud mutacio corporum celestium… Scientia stellarum ex te et illis est. Astrologus non debet dicere rem specialiter sed universaliter… (124rb) Quod dixit Ptolomeus, ex te et illis, significat quod qui res futuras prenoscere desiderat — (141va) quanto melius quivimus exposuimus. Ptolomeus in hoc loco tricas et tricarum nomina posuit… (141vb) Stelle cum caudis sunt 9… ad modum argenti (100r) purissimi quod non potest — in regibus et divitibus apparebit. Et hec de cometis breviter distinximus. Nunc de conceptus et nativitatis hora dicendum est. Dixerunt Ptholomeus et Hermes quod Lune locus in hora qua — et hoc expertus fuit multotiens. Sic faciunt ascendentem secundum herum uranicum.’

= Abuiafar Hamet filii Joseph, Commentary on the Centiloquium (‘Mundanorum’ version) (C.3.1.3). The text ends with Pseudo-Ptolemy’s De cometis (B.4) on f. 141vb-100r (see below) and Dixerunt Ptholomeus et Hermes quod locus Lune… (B.5) on f. 100r (see below). The end of the text (transition as above) is found on f. 100r in another hand. A few marginal notes by the scribe. Substantial marginal notes in another hand f. 124r.

141vb, 100r

‘Ptolomeus in hoc loco tricas et tricarum nomina posuit… (141vb) Stelle cum caudis sunt 9… ad modum argenti (100r) purissimi quod non potest — in regibus et divitibus apparebit. Et hec de cometis breviter distinximus.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, De cometis (B.4), as part of the Centiloquium (see above). No glosses.

100r

‘Nunc de conceptus et nativitatis hora dicendum est. Dixerunt Ptholomeus et Hermes quod Lune locus in hora qua — et hoc expertus fuit multotiens. Sic faciunt ascendentem secundum herum uranicum.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Dixerunt Ptolemeus et Hermes quod locus Lune... (B.5), as part of the Centiloquium (see above). No glosses.