Germany, Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, 1397

Germany, Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, 1397

Miscellany

Physical Description
  • Material: Parchment
  • Pages: not available
  • Leaves Format: not available
  • Dimensions: 298 x 227 mm

Detailed Description
  • Decoration:
    The initials are in minium, the larger ones separately in red and black.
  • Layout:
    Text is set in long lines up to f. 57r. From f. 58r onward, we have two columns.

    36 lines to the page up to f. 57r .

    About 58 lines to the page from ff. 58r onward.

    F. 57v is without script.
  • Hand Description:
    Text is written by many negligent German hands.
  • Provenance:
    On f. x2 we have: "Johannes Gotzwün".
    On f. x3 a hand from the 15th century wrote: "Nota anno Domini millesimo CCCCXII, indictione quinta, dominica die in qua fuit dies sancti Dionisii incepi comedere cum domino Paulo de mane, de sero non comedi cum eo sed cum magistro P. Storch". On the same folio, another hand wrote "pro duobus florenis".
History
  • Origin Date: 14th century
  • Origin Place: not available
  • George Lacombe: Aristoteles Latinus
  • Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz: Manuscripta medievalia, Onlinekatalog , Leipzig, UB, 1397 (http://www.manuscripta-mediaevalia.de/dokumente/html/obj31570908)
  • Mieczysław Markowski: Repertorium commentariorum medii aevi in Aristotelem Latinorum, qui in Bibliotheca Universitatis Lipsiensis asservantur
Content
Aristotle De sensu et sensato 1r - 6r
  • Note:
    This is the new translation.

Aristotle De memoria et reminiscentia 6r - 7v
Aristotle De somno et vigilia 7v - 12r
  • Note:
    The text from the chapter "De Divinatione" up to the end is missing.

Aristotle Physiognomonica 12r - 16r
Aristotle De causis 16v - 21v
  • Note:
    Two chapters at the end are missing.

Thomas Aquinas De ente et essentia 21v - 26v
  • Note:
    Lacombe gives the title "Tractatus Thome de Encium Quidditate".

Averroes De Substantia Orbis 26v - 31v
  • Incipit:
    In hoc tractatu intendimus perscrutari de rebus ex quibus componitur corpus celeste ...

  • Explicit:
    ... et scias quod hoc quaestio [?] est valde bona. Explicit commentator [?] de substantia orbis.

Anonymous Libellus de Minucione 31v - 34r
  • Incipit:
    Rogatus a quibusdam ut de tempore minucionis ...

  • Explicit:
    ... mirabile misterium.

Thomas Aquinas De mixtione elementorum 34r - 35r
Avicenna De congelatione et conglutinatione lapidum 35r - 36v
  • Note:
    Lacombe gives the title "De Mineralibus".

Aristotle Oeconomica 36v - 39v
  • Note:
    This is the recension of Durandus of Alvernia .

Qusta Ibn Luqa De differentia spiritus et animae 39v - 43r
  • Note:
    This is the translation of Johannes Hispalensis . Lacombe does not mention the author.

Dominicus Gundissalinus De unitate et uno 43r - 44r
  • Note:
    Lacombe gives the title "Tractatus Boetii [= Gundissalinus ] De Unitate et Uno".

Aristotle De generatione et corruptione 44r - 57r
  • Note:
    This is the new translation.

Giles of Rome De ente et essentia 58r - 69r
  • Incipit:
    Philosophus in secundo De Generatione dicit: Facilius singulare ...

  • Note:
    Lacombe just gives the title from the table of contents of the codex: "Liber De Ente et Essentia Egidii cum Glosa". Authorship is not clear.