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Madrid, Biblioteca national, Ms 19

Astronomical-computistical collection

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Digital facsimile at Biblioteca digital hispanica.

Germanicus, Aratea

Scholia Strozziana

written in two columns, 47 lines per page. Schriftraum: 320 × 197 mm

Herkunft: Corodliani thought it to be a copy of a MS recorded at the catalogue (from 1047)of monastery of Ripoll. Hypothesis for both Spanish - Ripoll and Italian - Monte Cassino origin - Meyvaert proved that it was copied from a Beneventan exemplar - based on palaeographical features (pp. 40-42).

Cordiolani, A. "Un manuscrit de comput mal connu de la Bibliotheque nationale de Madrid," in Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Museos 57 (1951): 5-35. — Jose M. Millas Vallicrosa. "El MS . 19 de la Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid y sus influencias clasica y oriental en la transmision de las ciencias," in Nuevos estudios sobre historia de la ciencia espanola II — Jordanus Datenbank — Lott, E. S. The Florilegium of Cava 3, Madrid 19 and Paris 7418. Harvard University, 1980. — Lott, Elisabeth S. “The Textual Tradition of the Aratea of Germanicus Caesar: Missing Links in the « µ » Branch.” Revue d’histoire des textes 11 (1981): 147-158.

1ra-48ra Bede: DTR . In nomine domini nostri ihesu christi incipit liber de temporibus expositus et ordinatus a uenerabili beda presbytero. Incipit prologus eiusdem libri. De natura rerum et ratione temporum duos quondam stricto sermone … — … praemiorum mereamur accipere palmam. On ff. 2v-4v illustrations of 55 manly figures referring to the first chapter De loquela digitorum. chronicals continue till year IIII DCLXXX - pope Leon.

48ra-48v Item martirologium de presbiteri bede heroico compositum metro et aduerte prudens lector quia hi uersus quos obelo et chrunons in capite prenotatos inueneris ab erchenperto monacho monasterii sancti benedicti de castro casino editi sunt.

48-48v - Martyrologium 48v-49v - Calendarium metricum 50-52v - 18 poems on computus 54r-v blank 55-74v - Aratea 75-86v - Computus argumenta (quot pedes habeat hora...) 86v-103v - medical excerpts 103v-113v - Treatises on stones 115-123 - Bede, DNR with additions from isidore, lacks final 19 sections found in Cava 123v-130v - Selection fro Isidore's Etym - as in Cava (the lacuna from end of Bede, affects aslo the beginning of this selection) 131-134 - church history as in Cava (the same as above, lacuna from the end of isidore affects the beginning of this part) 132-190 and 192v-195 - church fathers 195r-v additional church fathers 195v-199 - geography as in Cava 199-203v - excerpta ex tractatibus alchimiae .

55r-74v Excerpts from the Revised Aratus Latinus. Incipit liber arati philosophi de astronomia. (55ra-rb) Arati Genus.

55rb- Germanicus: Aratea.

Scholia Strozziana.