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Questiones logicales ... [etc.] [manuscript].

Publication:
[Bavaria, ca. 1510]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
206 leaves : paper, col. ill. ; 270 x 200 (204 x 115) mm. bound to 280 x 215 mm.
Subjects:
Aristotle. Categoriae.
Aristotle. Posterior analytics.
Aristotle. De interpretatione.
Aristotle. Physics.
Aristotle -- Criticism and interpretation -- Early works to 1800.
Dulaert, Johannes.
Lefèvre d'Étaples, Jacques, d. 1536.
Logic -- Early works to 1800.
Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Annotations.
Commentaries.
Diagrams.
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 16th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
Collection of Aristotelian works and other philosophical works, including works on logic; short tracts (some incomplete) on Aristotle's Categories, De interpretatione, and Posterior analytics; and several works on Aristotle's Physics (including commentaries by Antonius Carpentier on both the Physics and the introduction to the Physics by Jacques Lefèvre d'Etaples published in 1492), this last group (f. 148v-206r) being more decorated than the rest of the manuscript. The beginning of the Reportata in Logicam Aristotelis has a marginal commentary (f. 22r-29v); in the rest of the manuscript, headings and notes are written in the margins.
Contents:
1. f.1r-7r: Questiones logicales in collectio bone curie disputate.
2. f.7v-13r: Questiones morales pro determinansiis date.
3. f.13v-14v: Nonnulla innotificativa.
4. f.16r-17v: Elementorum logicalium liber primus.
5. f.22r-66r: Reportata in Logicam Aristotelis
6. f.67r-89v: Cathegorica Aristotelis.
7. f.89v-90r: Declaratio dicti Pythagore quod impar numerus sit ut gnomon quadrato circumpositii.
8. f.91r-108v: Reportata in libros Peri Hermenias.
9. f.108v-147r: Liber primus Posteriorum.
10. f.148v-150r: Nonnulla in libros Physicorum Aristotelis notanda / a magistro Anthonio Carpentier collecta.
11. f.153v-176r: Reportata in Introductionem Physices a magistri Jacobi Fabri / per magistrum Anthonium Carpentier eddita.
12. f.177r-187r: Reportata / a magistro Anthonio Carpentier in octo libros Physicorum Aristotelis edita.
13. f.192r-196v: Errata magistri Johannis Dulaert in questionibus super octo libros Phisicorum.
14. f.202r-206r: Reportata in introductionem geometricas.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title for manuscript from rubric for first work (f. 1r).
Collation: Paper (nearly identical to Briquet 12511, 1509-1514), i + 206; 1⁸ 2⁸(-1) 3-4⁴ 5-7⁸ 8¹⁰ 9-14⁸ 15-16⁶ 17¹⁰(-1) 18⁶ 19-20⁸ 21⁴ 22⁸ 23-24¹² 25⁶(-1) 26¹⁰ 27⁸(-2); gatherings 5-16 signed b-h, j-n, lower right of first recto; [1-206]; modern foliation in pencil, upper (occasionally lower) right recto.
Layout: Written in 27-40 long lines; frame-ruled in faint red ink with double vertical bounding lines.
Script: Written in batârde script, probably in the hand of Theodoricus Ungelter (f. 153r).
Decoration: 5 philosophical diagrams in color washes (f. 148v, 153v, 157v, 159v, 162v-163r); 16 philosophical and geometrical tables and diagrams in brown and sometimes red ink (f. 63v, 66r, 75r, 75v, 78r, 78v, 89v, 90r, 116v, 141v, 202v, 203v-204r, 205r-206r); 9 decorated initials, 6 to 10 lines in height, in color washes (f. 149r, 154v, 158v, 163v, 170r, 172r, 173v, 177r (with faces), 178v); geometric lower borders or line-fillers of diamonds in color washes (f. 158r, 159r, 175v, 203r); some caption titles and colophons in alternating letters, words, or lines of red, yellow and blue (for example, f. 7v, 14r, 154r, 176r); rubrics, marginal notes and headings, and underlining in red throughout; sketch in ink of man (inside lower cover). Some spaces for initials and possibly diagrams left blank.
Binding: Contemporary blind-stamped calf, rebacked, with title label (Questiones logicales CXCIX) on upper cover.
Origin: Written in Bavaria, ca. 1510 (on the basis of the watermark).
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Owned and probably written by Theodoricus Ungelter (f. 153r).
Gift of Johannes Wesbach of Ulm to Carthusian monastery at Buxheim (inscriptions inside upper cover; Wesbach served as a judge in Ulm from 1499 to 1507); then in the library at Buxheim (Cartusianorum Aulae B. V. Mariae in Buxheim, f. 1r; number CXCIX added to label on upper cover).
Appears in a catalog of J. Halle Antiquariat (Munich).
Sold by Jacques Rosenthal (Munich), 1928.
Sold by Les Enluminures (Paris and Chicago) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, 1997.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
Cited in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 24 (LJS 223).
Cited as:
LJS 223
Contributor:
Ungelter, Theodoricus, scribe.
Carpentier, Antonius.
OCLC:
786049207
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