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Alexander Fidora: On the Epistemology of Prognostic Disciplines in the Latin Middle Ages. Erlangen, 2014. (The video can be uploaded via the link.)

http://ikgf.fau.de/publications/videos/lecture-booklaunch-fidora.shtml

 

New Research Projects 

 

Alexander Fidora, Autonomous University of Barcelona, ERC Project: The Latin Talmud and its Influence on Christian-Jewish Polemic.

http://pagines.uab.cat/lattal/

 

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Alexander Fidora, ICREA Research Professor, Autonomous University of Barcelona

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Latin Translations of Works by al-Bitruji, Thabit b. Qurra and Abu Ma'shar in the British Library

 

Harley MS 1
 
 
Date
c 1250 - c 1324

Title
Miscellaneous treatises on astronomy, astrology, mathematics and geometry

Content

The manuscript includes:

Table of contents, f. 1v;

Alpetragius (Abu Ishaq al-Bitruji al-Ishbili), De motibus caelorum (ff. 2r-15v); 

Thebit ben Corat, De hiis que indigent expositione antequam legatur Almagesti (ff. 16r-17r);

Thebit ben Corat, De figura sectore (ff. 17r-18v); 

Thebit ben Corat, De anno solis (ff. 19r – 22r); 

Albumasar, De floribus astrorum (ff. 24r-30v);

Albumasar, De revolutionibus annorum (ff. 31r-40v);

‘Practica geometriae’ (ff. 41r-46v); 

Petrus Philomena de Dacia, Expositio super Algorismum Iohannis de Sacro Bosco (ff. 47r-55v);

Robert the Englishman, Commentary on Iohannes de Sacro Bosco, Tractatus de sphaera (ff. 55v-63v);

Anonymous commentary on Iohannes de Sacro Bosco, Computus (ff. 64r-70v); 

William of Aragon, Commentary on pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (ff. 70v-79v); 

‘Ars algorismi de fractionibus’ (ff. 79v-80v);

Anonymous treatise on the soul (ff. 80v-85r);

John of Sicily, Scriptum super canones Arzachelis de tabulis Toletanis (ff. 86r-146r);

John de Jandun (?), Questio super epicyclis et eccentricis (ff. 146r-148v);

Questiones mathematicales, attributed to Iohannes de Sancto Amando (ff. 149r-160v).

A part of this manuscript (ff. 2r-46v) originally included a portion of Oxford, Corpus Christi College, MS 254, ff. 207r-212r.

Decoration: 

Large puzzle initials in blue and red with pen-flourishing in the same colours (ff. 2r, 43r). Initials and paraphs in red or blue with pen-flourishing or penwork decoration in the other colour. Numerous marginal diagrams.

 

Harley MS 3631

http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/Viewer.aspx?ref=harley_ms_3631_f001r

 

Abu Ma'shar and Nicolaus of Cusa

 

Date
1171-1464

Title
Albumasar (Abu Ma‘shar Ja‘far), Works on astronomy

Content

Albumasar (Abu Ma‘shar Ja‘far), Maius introductorium in scientia astrorum, translated by John of Seville (ff. 1r-57r);

Albumasar (Abu Ma‘shar Ja‘far), De magnis coniunctionibus, translated by John of Seville (ff. 58r-110r);

Albumasar (Abu Ma‘shar Ja‘far), De reuolutionibus annorum, translated by John of Seville (ff. 110r-111v);

Autograph mathematical notes of Nicholas of Cusa (f. 112r);