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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson B.167

s. XIVex (f. 206-230).

Parchment and paper, 231 f. Composite MS made of numerous parts of various origins and dates, from the 14th to the 17th c., of which f. 206-230 form one unit copied by a single sloppy hand and missing several folia at the beginning, between f. 229 and 230, and at the end.

Natural philosophy, astrology and divination (f. 206-230): end of an unidentified text ‘… est narratio rei vere et verisimilis. Fabula est narratio rei non verisimilis…’ (206r-209v); Ptolemaica (209v-230r); Sortes XII patriarcharum, end gone (230r-231v).


G. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae, V.1: Viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum classes duas priores ad rem praecipue et topographicam spectantes complectens, Oxford, 1862, col. 509-512.


‘De XII signis que sunt in zodiaco et de sexu illorum et de aliis conditionibus eorundem. Signorum alia sunt masculini generis, alia feminini — prospiciantque se in quarto vel octavo vel decimo, scias te ipsam nunquam habiturum. Explicit iste tractatus.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Iudicia (B.3), truncated due to several folia missing between f. 229 and 230. No glosses.