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Tractatus in viii libros Physicorum [manuscript] : expositus ab [...] R[everen]do P[atre] Friderico Hörwartt Soc[ietas] Jesu exceptus à me Joanne Megglin eius de studioso.

Author/Creator:
Herwarth, Friedrich, 1632-1676.
Publication:
Dillingen, 1668.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
372 leaves : paper ; 200 x 160 (155 x 125) mm. bound to 210 x 165 mm.
Subjects:
Aristotle. Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Aristotle -- Criticism and interpretation -- Early works to 1800.
Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Treatises.
Lecture notes.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
A treatise on Aristotle's Physics, summarizing the Physics and breaking them down into more organized and manageable sections. All sections are titled and numbered. Divided into books, which are divided into arguments, which are then divided into articles or inquiries.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. iii recto).
Pagination: Paper, 372 leaves; [i-iii], 1-9,11-154,156-199, 201-261, 263-299, 301-399, 401-499, 501-599, 601-745; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
Script: Written in a cursive book script.
Binding: Contemporary parchment with gilt arms of Hans Herwarth (Zacour-Hirsch).
Origin: Written in Dillingen, Germany (Zacour-Hirsch), in 1668.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Hans-Heinrich Herwarth von Bittenfeld (coat of arms, upper cover).
Sold by Zentral-Antiauariat (Leipzig), 1967.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), Supplement A (1). The Library Chronicle 35 (1969), p. 14 (Ms. Latin 232).
Manuscript of the same text listed in Backer, Augustin de and Sommervogel, Carlos. Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus (Bruxelles, O. Schepens ; Paris, A. Picard, 1890-1932), v. 4, p. 327.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1214
Contributor:
Herwarth von Bittenfeld, Hans-Heinrich, 1904-, former owner.
OCLC:
232659455
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