Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 26 Algorismus

Title

Algorismus

Authors

Call number

LJS 26
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Latin

Origin

Written in Italy in the mid-13th century.
Date
between 1225 and 1275
Place
Italy

Summary

Treatise on the fundamentals of arithmetic (Algorismus), followed by a treatise on cosmography that describes and illustrates the Ptolemaic model of a spherical earth divided into climactic zones at the center of the concentric spheres of the universe. The second treatise has marginal notes in the same ink and possibly hand as the text, as well as notes in a later cursive hand in faint ink and a bifolium written in this later hand bound in (f. 23-24).

Notes

Extent

30 leaves : 182 x 128-130 (128 x 85) mm. bound to 188 x 138 mm

Foliation

Parchment, 30; [1-30] ; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.

Support

Parchment

Binding

20th-century morocco with gilt (rebound in 1997).

Layout

  • Written in 25-26 lines; prickings visible on many leaves.
  • Decoration

    7 astronomical diagrams in black and red ink (f. 10r, 12r, 12v, 25v, 28r, 28v, 29r), 2 astronomical diagrams in black ink (f. 29v, 30r), and 2 illustrations in red and black ink (f. 13r), all in second work; 2-line initial in red and blue with faded penwork extensions (f. 1r); 5-line divided initial in red (f. 9v); caption title (f. 1r) and marginal rubrics in first work (f. 1r-9v) in red, 2-line initials and paragraph marks throughout in red.

    Script

  • Written in Gothic script.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical

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    Table of contents

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    Inside front cover
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    Fol. 1r
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    Fol. 1v
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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 8r

    Fol. 8v
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    Fol. 9r
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    Section: Tractatus de sphaera, f. 9v
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    Fol. 10r
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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 12r

    Fol. 12v
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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 12v

    Fol. 13r
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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 13r

    Fol. 13v
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    Fol. 14r
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    Fol. 14v
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    Fol. 20v
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    Fol. 21r
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    Fol. 21v
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    Fol. 22r
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    Fol. 22v
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    Fol. 23r
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    Fol. 23v
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    Fol. 24r
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    Fol. 24v
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    Fol. 25r
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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 25v

    Fol. 26r
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    Fol. 26v
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    Fol. 28v
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    Fol. 29r
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    Fol. 29v
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    Fol. 30r
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    Decoration: Diagram, f. 30r

    Fol. 30v
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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
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    Inside back cover
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    Back cover
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    Spine
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