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Ms. Codex 7 - [Disputations on the Physics, Metaphysics and De anima of Aristotle]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 7 - [Disputations on the Physics, Metaphysics and De anima of Aristotle]
Title:
[Disputations on the Physics, Metaphysics and De anima of Aristotle] [manuscript].
Origin:
[Italy, between 1550 and 1599]
Physical description:
260 leaves: paper ; 190 x 121 (150 x 102) mm. bound to 192 x 130 mm. + 1 note.
Summary:
Consists of 24 disputations on the Physics, 6 disputations on the Metaphysics and 6 disputations on the De anima. Each of the disputations is divided into several questions.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 160 + i (contemporary paper); [1-260]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 31 long lines; ruled in drypoint.
Script: Written in a cursive script by what appears to be a single hand.
Decoration: Diagrams (f. 84v, 85v, 86r, 86v); manicules (for example, f. 1v, 3r).
Binding: Contemporary limp vellum leaf from a music manuscript, most likely containing the notation for the religious motet, Tribus miraculis.
Origin: Written in Italy in the second half of the 16th century.
Written on the recto of the front flyleaf: Pertinet ad Capistrani Locum.
A loose slip of paper containing a short, fragmentary text in Italian has been inserted. It appears to be contemporary with the text.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 7
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 7
 
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