Tractatus in universa[m] Ar[istote]lis Logicam [manuscript] / Dictatus a Rev[eren]do ac Doctissimo P[a]tre Bernardo a Thonhausen Societ[atis] Iesu.

Thonhausen, Johann Bernard.
[Graz, between 1634 and 1635]
264 leaves : parchment, col. ill. ; 188 x 147 (168 x 107) mm. bound to 196 x 160 mm.
Aristotle -- Criticism and interpretation -- Early works to 1800.
Aristotle. Organon -- Early works to 1800.
Porphyry, ca. 234-ca. 305. Isagoge.
Logic -- Early works to 1800.
Lecture notes.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Notes from lectures on Aristotle's Logic.
Ms. codex.
Title and date from title page (f. ii recto).
Incipit: Prooemium. Priusquam ad Porphirii et Arist[otel]is libros quibus logica continetur accedamus ... (f. 1r).
Explicit: Et haec de tota Logica dicta sufficiant. Absolvi in Vigil. S. Laurentii, mortuo professore cuius a[n]i[m]a Deo vivat. 1635. Ad Maiorem Dei, Deiparaeque Virginis Matris Admirabilis, S[anc]ti P[atris] Benedicti, S[anc]tae Catharinae et o[mn]ium sanctoru[m] Gloriam sempiternam (f. 259v).
Excerpted by the Benedictine Br. Fridericus Schumius (f. ii recto).
Dates in the text include 1634 (f. ii recto, f. 58, f. 124); 16 Februarii 1634 (f. 90); 14 Martii 1634 (f. 119); 7 Aprilis 1634 (f. 144); 8 Maii (f. 163v); 19 Maii (f. 175v); 29 Maii (f. 183); 19 Iunii (f. 202v); 1635 (f. 259v).
Foliation: Paper, ii (contemporary paper) + 264 + ii (contemporary paper); [ii], 1-232, 234-239, 239 (corrected to 240), 240-259, [iii]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script, probably by two hands.
Decoration: Painted title page in pink, red, yellow, and green, with a frame of mostly architectural elements and a few botanical elements crowned by small figures labeled "S[anctus] P[ater] Benedictus" and "S[ancta] Catharina" standing on either side of Mary holding the infant Jesus, labeled "Mater Admirabilis" (f. ii recto).
Binding: Contemporary stamped pigskin. The heavier script used for section headings and running heads has bled through the paper on many leaves.
Origin: Written in Graz between 1634 (f. ii recto) and 1635 (f. 259v).
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Karl Goldmann (Munich), 1953.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 7 (Ms. Latin 31).
A related text of Thonhausen on Aristotle is described in Backer-Sommervogel, Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus, Vol. VII (Brussels, 1896), col. 1958
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. 98 (item M36).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 447
Schumius, Fridericus.
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