Switzerland, Basel, Universit├Ątsbibliothek, F. I. 26

Miscellany

Physical Description
  • Material: Parchment
  • Pages: 109 leaves
  • Leaves Format: not available
  • Dimensions: 293 x 205 mm

Detailed Description
  • Decoration:
    Initials depicted in Parisian style. Titles are written on top of the pages and coloured in red and blue.
  • Layout:
    Text is set in two columns.


  • Hand Description:
    Text is written by multiple hands.
  • Provenance:
    On the cover, the manuscript is attributed to the Dominican Order of the Convent in Basel.
    According to the antefolio, the manuscript is from the library of the Academia Basiliensis 1559 .
History
  • Origin Date: 14th century
  • Origin Place: not available
Content
Aristotle Physica 1r - 63r
  • Incipit:
    Hic incipit liber phi[si]corum. Quoniam quidem intelligere et scire contingit circa omnes sciencias ...

  • Explicit:
    ... et impartibile et nullam habens magnitudinem. Explicit liber phissicorum.

  • Note:
    F. 1r is overlayed with parchment. Below, the beginning of a commentary is visible. The incipit of the main text is on 2r . This is the new translation, reviewed by Guilelmus de Moerbeke .

Aristotle De caelo 64r - 89v
  • Incipit:
    De natura sciencia fere plurima ...

  • Explicit:
    ... circa ipsa accidentibus determinatum sit nobis hoc modo.

  • Note:
    Book I and II are the renderings of Robertus Grosseteste , revision attributed to Guilelmus de Moerbeke .

Aristotle De generatione et corruptione 89v - 99v
  • Incipit:
    De generatione autem et corruptione natura generatorum et corruptorum ...

  • Explicit:
    ... et aliqua alia materia communio. Eadem autem racio de omnibus.

  • Note:
    Text ends at the beginning of book II. This is the old translation of Henricus Aristippus , revision attributed to Guilelmus de Moerbeke .

Aristotle De causis 100r - 104r
  • Incipit:
    Omnis causa primario plus est influens super suum causatum quam causa secunda universalis ...

  • Explicit:
    ... faciens adquirere non adquisitum sicut ostendimus. Explicit liber de causis sive de intelligentiis sive de essentia pure bonitatis.

  • Note:
    Translated from the arabic into latin by Gerardus Cremonensis .

Dominicus Gundissalinus De unitate et uno 104v - 105r
  • Incipit:
    Incipit liber de unitate et uno. Unitas est qua unaqueque res una est ...

  • Explicit:
    ... unitas igitur est que unaqueque res una est. et est id quod est.

  • Note:
    On f. 104v ,the text begins with: "Canones libri aristotelis de pomo eterno exposite ab alpharabio (?)". However, there is no text following this title. Instead we have the given incipit.

Averroes De Substantia Orbis 105r - 109r
  • Incipit:
    Incipit averroes de substantia orbis. In hoc tractata intendimus perscrutari de rebus ...

  • Explicit:
    ... quia caret agente motum et scias quod hec questio est valde bona. Explicit.