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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson D.893

s. XIII1 (for f. 67, the rest of the MS dates from the 10th to the 17th c.).

Or.:

f. 67 is in an Italian hand acc. Macray.

Prov.:

owner’s (?) note dated 1626, now mostly illegible, at the top of f. 67v.

Parchment, 169 f. ‘A collection of fragments of MSS, many of them being leaves formerly used as fly-leaves by book-binders’ (Macray). F. 67 is one of such leaves, copied in a single hand.

The Ptolemaic section (f. 67ra-67vb) is surrounded by unrelated pieces, namely a 14th-c. fragment of a treatise of logic (66ra-66vb) and a 14th-c. fragment of an astrological text (68r-69v).

Lit.

G. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae, V.4: Viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum classis quartae partem alteram (libros sc. miscellaneos sexcentos et quinquaginta sex) complectens, Oxford, 1878, 75-87.

67ra‑67vb

‘<latitudi>nis invenimus augmentum suprapositum, id est supra medium cursum positum superius secundum Abrachis — quod totum quod videtur in unoquoque eorum est equale, id est modorum …’

= Gerard of Cremona, Notule Almagesti (C.1.3), fragment IV.3-5, due to missing folia on both ends. Gloss by the scribe f. 67vb.