Tabula solis ad annum secundum post bisextum..."
NamesGarland, the Computist (11th cent.) (Associated name)
Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection
Calendar, Tables for art of computus, Computus, Quadrans, De Sphaera, Algorismus, Cautelae.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1260 (Approximate)Place: Paris
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 2557Shelf locator: MA 69
NotesOwnership: Sold July 1886 by Ellis and Scrutton to Charles H. Kalbfleisch. Given by Alexander Maitland.Content: 2 (possibly more), with second on f. 141v & pastedownContent: 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: ParchmentContent: 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 ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533MSS Unit ID: 2557Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9e806f50-c5cb-012f-fe10-58d385a7bc34
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