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Ms. Codex 766 - In physicam seu philosophiam na[tura]lem commentarius una cum quaestionibus
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 766 - In physicam seu philosophiam na[tura]lem commentarius una cum quaestionibus
Title:
In physicam seu philosophiam na[tura]lem commentarius una cum quaestionibus [manuscript].
Origin:
[Germany], 1579.
Physical description:
304 leaves : paper ; 207 x 157 (174 x 114) mm. bound to 215 x 165 mm.
Summary:
Commentary on Aristotle's Physics.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f. 1r).
Incipit: Quemadmodum apud morales philosophos iustitia... (f. 1r).
Collation: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 304 + i (contemporary paper); 1⁶(first leaf flyleaf) 2-5⁸ 6² 7⁶ 8-29⁸ 30¹² 31⁸ 32¹⁰ 33-38⁸ 39⁸(-2, perhaps pastedown; last leaf flyleaf); [1-304]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Gatherings 1-23 signed A-Z (gathering 1 signed on second leaf; no J, U, or W), gathering 24 signed with a crossed Z, gatherings 25-39 signed AA-PP (no J).
Layout: Written in 35-43 long lines.
Script: Written in a small cursive script by what appears to be a single hand, with marginal annotations in a similar hand.
Binding: Contemporary blind stamped pigskin.
Origin: Written in Germany, completed April 13, 1579 (f. 304v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 766
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 766
 
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