Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 420 Perpetual calendar with Metonic cycle

Title

Perpetual calendar with Metonic cycle

Call number

LJS 420
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Latin, with a few notes in Italian

Origin

Possibly written in Italy, ca. 1480 (dates in table, f. 7v).
Date
ca. 1480
Place
Italy?

Summary

Liturgical calendar with some astronomical notes, such as indications of when the sun enters signs of the zodiac, and a circular diagram with 19 divisions around the circumference, corresponding to the 19 Julian years of the Metonic cycle (f. 1r). The calendar is followed by a few tables concerning the golden numbers and the dates of Septuagesima and Easter (f. 7r-7v), a hand-shaped diagram and table concerning the moon and the signs of the zodiac (f. 8r), and a list of combinations of planets (f. 8v).

Notes

Extent

8 leaves : 201 x 142 mm. bound to 203 x 147 mm

Support

Ill.

Binding

Vellum ruled and stamped in gold.

Decoration

2 diagrams in red and black ink (circle, f. 1r; hand with numbers at joints, f. 8r); 4 tables in red and black ink (f. 7r-8r); red ink used for headings and feast days in calendar (f. 1r-6v).

Script

  • Written in humanistic script.
  • Provenance

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    Table of contents

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    Front cover
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    Inside front cover
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    Fol. 1r
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    Decoration: Diagram, Metonic cycle, f. 1r
    Decoration: Manicule, f. 1r

    Fol. 1v
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    Fol. 2r
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    Fol. 2v
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    Fol. 3r
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    Fol. 3v
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    Fol. 4r
    0316_0008.tif (60.6 MB)
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    Decoration: Manicule, f. 4r

    Fol. 4v
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    Fol. 5r
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    Fol. 5v
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    Fol. 6r
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    Fol. 6v
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    Decoration: Manicule, f. 6v

    Fol. 7r
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    Section: Tables concerning the golden numbers and the dates of Septuagesima and Easter, f. 7r
    Decoration: Table, f. 7r

    Fol. 7v
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    Decoration: Table, f. 7v

    Fol. 8r
    0316_0016.tif (60.6 MB)
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    Section: Diagram and table concerning the moon and the signs of the zodiac, f. 8r
    Decoration: Diagram, Hand, f. 8r
    Decoration: Table, f. 8r

    Fol. 8v
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    Section: List of combinations of planets, f. 8v

    Inside back cover
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    Back cover
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    No spine
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