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

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Title
Calendar, tables for art of computus, quadrans, de sphaera, algorismus, cautelae
Names
Sacro Bosco, Joannes de, active 1230 (Author)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1260 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 69
Genres
Manuscripts
Books
Notes
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: 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: 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.
Citation/reference: Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library (London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 74; Digital Scriptorium NYPL MA 069: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA069_41
Physical Description
Extent: Ff. 141 + i (back pastedown), 17 x 21 cm.
Parchment. 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.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Latin
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Photo Order: 62292
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b9504f50-d41f-0138-281a-71c4a067e332
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Item timeline of events

  • 1260: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Calendar, tables for art of computus, quadrans, de sphaera, algorismus, cautelae" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1260. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e574-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Calendar, tables for art of computus, quadrans, de sphaera, algorismus, cautelae" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 27, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e574-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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