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Disputat[io] in Organum Aristotelis [manuscript].

Publication:
[Milan, 1617]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
337 leaves, ill. : paper ; 205 x 156 (162 x 106) mm. bound to 209 x 157 mm.
Subjects:
Aristotle -- Criticism and interpretation -- Early works to 1800.
Aristotle. Organon -- Early works to 1800.
Logic -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Latin.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Incipit: Cum praecognitionis nominis logicae et huius obiecti coniungas originem, divisionem, finem, utilitatem supponentes (f. 2r).
Foliation: Paper, 337; 1-38, 45-90, 100-115, 117-199, 201-322, 324-339, 343-356, 358-359, [i], contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto; [1-337]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto. There appear to be gaps in numbering between f. 90 and 100, 115 and 117, and 199 and 201 rather than leaves lacking. Folios 39-44, 322-323, 340-342, and 356-357 appear to be lacking. Final leaf is not bound in. References in this record are to the modern foliation.
Layout: Written in 25 long lines.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand, with secular material in Latin and Italian in another hand (f. 336r).
Decoration: Decorated title page with monogram of Jesus Christ (f. 1r); decorated initials throughout, some with faces (for example, f. 14r); decorated headings, captions, and tailpieces throughout; diagram of Aristotle's square of opposition (f. 27r); diagram of Porphyrian tree (titled Arbor Porphyriana) bearing the inscription: V V. Braydense Collegium Mediolanse et Soc. Jesu (f. 336r).
Binding: Contemporary vellum. Wrinkled, stained, torn.
Origin: Written in Milan in 1617 (Zacour-Hirsch).
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Victor Degrange, 1950.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965, p. 6 (Ms. Latin 22).
Riley, Lyman W. "Aristotle Texts and Commentaries to 1700 in the University of Pennsylvania Library. Part V." Library Chronicle 24 (1958), 86-98. This manuscript is listed in the section: "Manuscripts (Catalogued by Norman P. Zacour)," p. 96 (item M17).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 775.
OCLC:
212139315
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