De sphaera, etc.

Creator:
Oresme, Nicole, ca. 1320-1382
Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, fl. 1230
Published/Created:
Italy,
[between 1400 and 1450]
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 40 + iv : parchment ; 232 x 159 (170 x 105) mm.
Materials:
parchment
Notes:
Script: Written by one person in small fere-humanistic script bordering on cursive, verso.
Simple decorative initials, 5- to 2-line, in red. Headings, paragraph marks, strokes on majuscules at beginning of sentences, and marginal notes, in red.
Seventeen carefully executed astronomical drawings and two tables, in red, black, yellow and beige, accompany arts. 1 and 3.
Binding: 18th-19th centuries. Limp vellum case. "Tractatus spere" on tail edge.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of 1) Joannes de Sacro Bosco, De sphaera. 2) Unidentified Cosmographicae libellus. 3) Nicolas Oresme, Traite de la sphere, in a Latin translation apparently extant only in this manuscript.
Topics:
Astronomy, Medieval
Cosmography--Early works to 1800
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Sacro Bosco, Joannes de,--fl. 1230
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Astronomical charts
Charts (Graphic documents)
Diagrams
Manuscripts
Rubrics
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 335
Orbis Record:
9786586
Orbis Barcode:
39002091597048
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10811868
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 335.
Sacro Bosco, De Sphaera, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10803566
PID:
digcoll:3905532

Number of Pages: 96
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