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LJS 216 - Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230 - Tractatum de spera ... [etc.]
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__|a  (OCoLC)ocn784993135
__|a  (OCoLC)784993135
__|a  (PU)4812482-penndb-Voyager
__|a  PAULM |c  PAULM |e  amremm |d  PAULM
__|a  PAUM
__|a  ocn784995508
_9|a  LJS 216
1_|a  Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, |d  active 1230.
10|a  Sphaera mundi
10|a  Tractatum de spera ... [etc.] |h  [manuscript].
13|a  Tractatus de sphaera
__|a  [Paris?, |c  between 1256 and 1270]
__|a  58 leaves : |b  parchment, col. ill. ; |c  165 x 110 (97 x 59) mm. bound to 171 x 120 mm.
__|a  Ms. codex.
__|a  Title from incipit (f. 1r).
__|a  Foliation: Parchment, i (modern parchment) + 58 + i (modern parchment); 1⁸(-1) 2¹² 3⁸(-2) 4⁸(-1) 5⁸(-1) 6⁶ 7⁸ 8⁶(-1); contemporary foliation in ink, [59], 60-77, 3-44, [45], upper right recto, many trimmed; modern foliation in pencil, [1-45, 45-57], upper right recto. References in this record are to modern foliation. Gatherings 3-7 have framed horizontal catchwords, lower right verso (f. 25v, 32v leading to a missing leaf, 39v, 45v, 52v).
__|a  Layout: Written in 26 long lines; frame-ruled in lead with double bounding lines (2 double bounding lines in outer margins).
__|a  Script: Written in Gothic book script by a single hand.
__|a  Decoration: 3 8-line historiated initials related stylistically to those of the Bari workshop showing the author teaching astronomy to 2 students, all tonsured (f. 1r, 29r, 43v); 7 illustrations including a diagram of the zones of the earth (painted, f. 16v); diagrams of the movements of the sun and moon around the earth and lunar and solar eclipses (colored drawings, f. 18r, 19r, 19v); a circular image of a serpent biting its tail (painted, f. 36r); a table of solar conjunctions (painted, f. 40r); and an image of circles surrounding a flower (painted, f. 55v); first lines next to historiated initials in ornamented display uncials (f. 1r, 29r); 2-line initials in red or blue with penwork infilling and marginal extensions in red and blue; rubrics in red gothic script or black chancery script; paragraph marks in red or blue.
__|a  Binding: Modern velvet.
__|a  Origin: Probably written in Paris between 1256 and 1270.
0_|a  1. f.1r-19v: [Sphaera mundi]
0_|a  2. f.20r-28v: [Algorismus, or Tractatus de arte numerandi, beginning missing]
0_|a  3. f.29r-58r: [Computus lunaris, or De computo ecclesiastico]
__|a  Access to this item is subject to staff review.
4_|a  Listed in Faye, C. U., and Bond, W. H. Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962), |c  p. 22 (no. 22).
4_|a  Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), |c  p. 39-40 (LJS 216).
__|a  Collection of three scientific works, nearly contemporary with the life of the author: one work on cosmology and astronomy, one on arithmetic, and one on the division of time according to the movements of the sun and moon. The first work originally followed the second and third, and the beginning of the second work is missing.
__|a  LJS 216
__|a  Latin.
1_|a  Formerly owned by Robert B. Honeyman (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.), Ms. Astron. 11/Ms. 56.
1_|a  Sold at auction at Sotheby's in the Honeyman collection of scientific books and manuscripts, Part III, 2 May 1979, lot 1089.
1_|a  Handled by Maggs Bros.; appeared in a Sam Fogg Ltd. catalog (Autumn/Winter 1995).
1_|a  Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), Ms. 47.
1_|a  Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.
1_|a  Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
__|a  Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
_0|a  Arithmetic |v  Early works to 1900.
_0|a  Astronomy |v  Early works to 1800.
_0|a  Astronomy, Medieval.
_0|a  Cosmology |v  Early works to 1800.
_0|a  Time measurements |v  Early works to 1800.
_7|a  Codices. |2  aat
_7|a  Diagrams. |2  aat
_7|a  Illuminations. |2  aat
_7|a  Treatises. |2  aat
_0|a  Manuscripts, Latin |y  13th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts, Medieval.
1_|a  Honeyman, Robert B., |e  former owner.
1_|a  Stanitz, John D., |e  former owner.
02|a  Algorismus.
02|a  Tractatus de arte numerandi.
02|a  Computus lunaris.
02|a  De computo ecclesiastico.
__|b  Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts |a  University of Pennsylvania |e  3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j  LJS 216
41|z  Video orientation |u
42|3  The Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative Fund Home Page |u
__|a  C0 |b  PAULM
__|a  DLA |b  20101108

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Collection: Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection
Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: Yes
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Latin
Century: 13th century
Date: 1256
Genre: Codices
Genre: Diagrams
Genre: Illuminations
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 13th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Medieval
Subject: Arithmetic
Subject: Astronomy
Subject: Astronomy, Medieval
Subject: Cosmology
Subject: Time measurements
Author: Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230
Related names: Honeyman, Robert B., former owner
Related names: Stanitz, John D., former owner
Page material: Parchment