Collection ID: 0007 | Metadata type: TEI

Lehigh Codex 9 Anon. Writings on astronomy

Title

Anon. Writings on astronomy

Authors

Other related names

Funders

Call number

Lehigh Codex 9
(Bethlehem, United States, Lehigh University, Linderman Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Linderman Library

Language

Italian

Origin

Fourth quarter 15th century
Place
Italy

Summary

This manuscript is a compilation of several anonymous writings on astronomy and astrology. It contains a number of tables, diagrams, and shorthand annotations. Often the compiler has made notes on a text rather than transcribe it, or has abbreviated what transcriptions he has made.

Notes

Extent

I + 58 + i; 292 x 214 bound to 297 x 224

Foliation

Contemporary ink foliation, upper right recto; modern pencil foliation, lower right recto (our numbering follows the modern foliation)

Collation

Modern rebinding has rendered the original collation unclear

Support

Paper

Binding

Modern parchment over board; Title on spine: Treatise on Astronomy in Italian, c. 1391

Layout

  • Single column, 28-32 lines, no ruling
  • Decoration

    Tables and diagrams throughout the manuscript, including various illustrated astronomical computations

    Script

  • Humanistic semi-cursive
  • Provenance

    Keywords

    Licenses

    Table of contents

    Decorations

    Images


    Front cover
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    Inside front cover
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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
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    Fol. 1r
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    Section: Easter Calendar, 1391-1585

    Fol. 1v
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    Decoration: Hand diagram for computing the time of Easter

    Fol. 2r
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    Fol. 2v
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    Decoration: Table of figures for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 3r
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    Decoration: Table of figures for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 3v
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    Decoration: Table of figures for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 4r
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    Decoration: Table of figures for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 4v
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    Section: Regula secondo la chiesia romana (breaks after four-and-one-half lines, continued on fol. 48v)
    Section: Easter Calendar, 1391-1585

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    Fol. 9v
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    Decoration: Circular chart for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 10r
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    Decoration: Circular chart for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 10v
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    Decoration: Table of figures for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 11r
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    Decoration: Circular chart for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 11v
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    Decoration: Circular chart for solar and lunar computations

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    Fol. 12v
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    Decoration: Table of figures for solar and lunar computations

    Fol. 13r
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    Section: Computations of hours, days

    Fol. 13v
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    Decoration: Table of figures for the computation of hours, days

    Fol. 14r
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    Decoration: Table of figures for the computation of hours, days

    Fol. 14v
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    Decoration: Table of figures for the computation of hours, days

    Fol. 15r
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    Decoration: Table of figures for the computation of hours, days

    Fol. 15v
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    Decoration: Circular chart for the computation of hours, days
    Decoration: Small image of sun

    Fol. 16r
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    Fol. 17r
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    Fol. 17v
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    Section: A Horoscope
    Decoration: Circular chart related to a horoscope

    Fol. 18r
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    Decoration: Square chart

    Fol. 18v
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    Fol. 19r
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    Fol. 19v
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    Fol. 20v
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    Section: An account of the seven planets, perhaps drawn from Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Tractatus de Sphera, III, or a commentary upon it.

    Fol. 21r
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    Decoration: Small astronomical table

    Fol. 21v
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    Decoration: Circular astronomical chart

    Fol. 22r
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    Fol. 22v
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    Fol. 23r
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    Fol. 23v
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    Section: Lunar computations
    Decoration: Diagram in the form of a hand, illustrating the "Regole della Luna"

    Fol. 24r
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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

    Fol. 25v
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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

    Fol. 26v
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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

    Fol. 27v
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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table associated with the phases of the moon

    Fol. 28v
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    Fol. 29r
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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

    Fol. 29v
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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table of figures associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Circular design associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Table associated with the phases of the moon

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    Decoration: Small images of sun and moon

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    Section: Diagram of the universe
    Decoration: Large diagram of the universe

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    Section: Misura della Circonfirenzio della Terra..., drawn from Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Tractatus de Sphera, I

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    Section: Two diagrams with explanations of the relationship the four Aristotelian elements, earth, air, fire and water bear to the earth, perhaps from a commentary on Johannes de Sacro Bosco
    Decoration: Circular chart

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    Decoration: Circular chart

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    Section: Della Conpresione del Aria e del Tempo, with subheadings

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    Section: Regula secondo la chiesia romana (continued from fol. 5v)

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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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