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Orbit of the sun with corresponding light and dark sides of the moon.

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Title
Orbit of the sun with corresponding light and dark sides of the moon.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Calendar, Tables for art of computus, Computus, Quadrans, De Sphaera, Algorismus, Cautelae.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1260 (approximate)
Place Term: Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 69
Topics
Moon
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Sold July 1886 by Ellis and Scrutton to Charles H. Kalbfleisch. Given by Alexander Maitland.

Content : 2 (possibly more), with second on f. 141v & pastedown

Content : Calendar colored in green, red and blue. Red and blue initials with opposing color penwork. Red and blue daubs and symbols as placemarkers. Large initials on red, gold and blue backgrounds.

Content : De Ricci places this manuscript in England, s. XIII; Dr. Guest places it in France, possibly in Paris, ca. 1250s. Note in dossier says main illumination is French, while calendar feasts and binding are Dutch or German.

Content : De Ricci, 1326. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.

Content : Main text: 24 long lines ruled in pencil. Occasional prickings still visible. Folios 9 and 12v-13v have two columns.

Content : On f. 13, "Secunda tabula principalis Garlandi dicitur."

Content : Parchment

Content : Rhyme at the end of the Conpotus begins, "M. christi bis c. quarto deno quartus anno/ De sacro buscho discrevit tempora ramus . . . (incorporating the date 1244).

Content : Several other verses added in a noting hand at the end of the Cautele text. On f. 141, an astronomical figure of the circles of the sphere. Note in German on this leaf?

Content: Various maps and large illuminated initials showing human figures, usually engaged in scientific activity.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: a20bfc00-c5cb-012f-a53c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1260: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Orbit of the sun with corresponding light and dark sides of the moon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1260. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e56a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Orbit of the sun with corresponding light and dark sides of the moon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 14, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e56a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1260). Orbit of the sun with corresponding light and dark sides of the moon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e56a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Orbit of the sun with corresponding light and dark sides of the moon.