Austria, Admont, Stiftsbibliothek, 480

Austria, Admont, Stiftsbibliothek, 480

Averroes-Manuscript

Physical Description
  • Material: Parchment
  • Pages: 291 leaves
  • Leaves Format: not available
  • Dimensions: 272 x 180 mm

Detailed Description
  • Decoration:
    Large letters are drawn in red or in red and blue. The commentary always starts with a blue letter, the rest is done in red.
  • Layout:
    Text is set in two columns.


  • Hand Description:
    One hand. The letters of the text by Aristotle and the commentary by Averroes differ in size.
History
  • Origin Date: 14th century
  • Origin Place: not available
  • George Lacombe: Aristoteles Latinus
  • Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften: Manuscripta.at, Mittelalterliche Handschriften in Österreich, Onlinekatalog , Cod. 480 (http://manuscripta.at/?ID=26307)
Content
Averroes Long Commentary on De Caelo 1r - 117r
  • Note:
    Translated by Michael Scotus , with a letter of dedication.

Averroes Long Commentary on De Anima 117v - 177r
Averroes Long Commentary on the Metaphysics 177v - 284v
Averroes Middle Commentary on De Generatione et Corruptione 286r - 291v