Ps-Sijistāni, Muntakhab Ṣiwan al-Ḥikma (Sharing Ancient Wisdoms / SAWS, 2013)
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France, Angers, Bibliothèque municipale, 450
Angers, Bibliothèque municipale, 450
MiscellanyAvicennaesextus liber Naturalium et de somno et vigilia. -AverroesDe substantia orbis. -AristotelisProblemata, De causis et Phisionomia. - Metaphysica
Material: Parchment Dimensions: Height: 295-320 mm Width: 200-240 mm Pages: I + 198 leaves
A composite manuscript out of three codicological sections: section 1 (ff. 2r-109v) dates from the late 13th century, section 2 (ff. 110r-119v) and 3 (ff. 120r-198v) from the beginning of the 14th century.
Text in section 1 is set in two columns. F. 119v is without script.
Text in section 1 is written by many librarians.
Title: In section 1, the titles are given in minium or black at the top of the pages. In section 3, the title ("Meth.") is given in red and blue at the top of the pages. Initial: In section 1 he larger initials are coloured in red and blue, entwined and elongated with lines. The other, smaller ones are in alternating red and blue. None of the initials within the lines in minium are ornated. Section 2 has initials alternating in red and blue, entwined with lines in violet or red. Section 3 has initials in red and blue, entwined and elongated with lines, the larger ones ornated with leaves around the page. Rubrication: In section 1 and 2, the paragraphs are signed in alternating red and blue.
Section 1 has alphabetically numbered subsectiones a-k from the 15th century. An earlier hand assigned different letters to the last two subsections (d/e instead of i/k). The subsections are numbered I-VI with signal words at the end of the quaternions. Additionally, section 1 has emendations, marginal notes and interlinear glosses from the same time as well as some from the 15th century. Section 2 has some marginal notes from the 15th century. Section 3 has many emendations and is subsectioned, with signal words at the end of the quaternions. The manuscript title dates from the 17th century.
Date of Origin: End of the 13th and beginning of the 14th century
On f. 2r one can find an ex libris from the 16th - 17th century: "ff. Minorum Recollectorum conventus Balmetae catalogo inscriptus". The flyleaf I contains a signature: "n° 354".
Reuerentissimo Toletane sedis archiepiscopo et Hyspaniarum primati Ioh. Auendauth israelita philosophus gratum debite seruitutis obsequium. Cum omnes homines ...
Explicit 6^us liber naturalium Auicenne.
Textus with prologue ("Prologus in Sextum Naturalium").
De somno et visione
Incipit liber Auicenne de sompno et vigilia [sic]. Tu, cui Deus occultorum ...
... sermo enunciationis sustitit. Explicit liber Auicenne de somno et vigilia.
D'Alverny gives the short title "De Somno".
De Substantia Orbis
Standard Title: De substantia orbis
In tractatu isto intendimus scrutari ...
... hec questio est valde bona. Explicit de substantia orbis.
The title "Auerroys" is given in minium at the top of the page. "De substantia orbis" is added in black.
Incipit Propleumata [sic] Aristotilis secundum nouam translationem. De problematibus ...