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Title
De sphaera, [Text 5]
Names
Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230 (Author)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Calendar, tables for art of computus, computus, quadrans, de sphaera, algorismus, cautelae

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1240 - 1260 (Approximate)
Place: Paris, France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 69
Genres
Religious books
Manuscripts
Notes
Content: Incipit: Tractatum de spera quatuor capitulis distinguimus dicentes in primo quid sit spera
Content: Explicit: aut deus nature patitur, aut mundana machina dissoluetur. Explicit spera.
Content: Historiated initial of a seated man holding an astrolabe, [f. 80r] -- Chart showing solar system as concentric circles: Primum Mobile, the planets, fire, air, water, with earth at the center; in the spandrels, grotesques, a dog, a queen, [f. 81r] -- Chart of the seven climatic zones, with the torrid zone in the center and the poles at the extremes, [f. 107r] -- Chart of relationships of the earth in the center, with the orbits of the moon and the sun, [f. 111r] -- Diagram of a lunar eclipse, with earth casting a shadow cone, [f. 112v] -- Diagram of an eclipse of the sun, with the moon casting a shadow cone, [f. 113v]
Physical Description
Extent: Ff. 80[r]-113[r]; f. 114r-v blank
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Latin
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW89-A695
Photo Order: 62292
Digital Scriptorium 1.0 ID: NYPL MA 069
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe807bc0-288e-013b-871f-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1240: Created (Approximate)
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "De sphaera" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1240 - 1260. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0c555150-f054-0138-2661-0242ac110003

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "De sphaera" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 4, 2023. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0c555150-f054-0138-2661-0242ac110003

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1240 - 1260). De sphaera Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0c555150-f054-0138-2661-0242ac110003

Wikipedia Citation

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De sphaera