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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A table of the descendants from K. Ja:6, 1699-1707

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [108]
Scope and Contents

A diagram of royal descendants, to four geneations. On the reverse, after a faded jotting about a colleague in Magdalen College knowing a great deal about fluxions, is a musing on astrology, the Roman church, and how to calculate the date for Easter, followed by a political prognostication.

Dates: 1699-1707

De genitura Lud: XIV..., 1696-1700

Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [107]
Scope and Contents

Astrological score-keeping concerning Louix XIV of France and William Duke of Gloucester. Scrap of discarded geometry, unrelated to this, on reverse.

Dates: 1696-1700

De Judiciis Astrorum by Thomas Aquinas, 1457

Identifier: MS 112/f. 324r
Scope and Contents

This is a copy of De Judiciis Astrorum ('On the Judgement of the Stars') by St Thomas Aquinas, which is a short text writeen ca 1268-72 on the physical influences of stars, on the legitimacy of astronomy and the dangers of astrology, and the risk to be duped by the Devil.

Dates: 1457

"De Microcosmi signatura doctor" by Ioannes Martinus Hispanus Salmanticensis

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2021
Content Description This is an anthology of manuscript texts relating to astrology and divination, entitled "De microcosmi signatura doctor ioannes martinus hispanus salmanticensis" and dating from 1630. The author could be "doctore ioanne martino hispano salamanticense" as many writings bear the name. This is possibly Juan Martínez Silíceo (1486-1557), who taught at the University of Salamanca, although he is not the scribe of the present volume, which dates from several decades after his death.The...
Dates: 1630

'Dicta Albumassar' by Abū Maʻshar, a Latin traduction of Madkhal ilá ʻilm aḥkām al-nujūm, 12th century

Identifier: MS 16/ff. 237r-243r
Contents This section is titled Dicta Albumassar and contains a text by Abū Maʻshar, which was Latinised into Albumasar. He was an astrologer writing in the 9th century. His works were translated into Latin from the 11th century. This work seems to be the Madkhal ilá ʻilm aḥkām al-nujūm ('Introduction to Astronomy').This section starts on f.237r with Haut secus obstetricum vaticiniis...
Dates: Majority of material found within 12th century

MS 125: Decem tractatus astronomiae by Guido Bonatti, 14th century

Identifier: MS 125
Contents This manuscript was created in the 14th century, probably in England or France. It features work by Guido Bonatti, one of the most celebrated astrologers of the 13th century. He lived in Italy, served as an advisor to Frederick II, and was a mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer. The manuscript contains Decem tractatus astronomiae (Ten Treatises on Astronomy), which are related to his Liber...
Dates: 14th century

MS 132: Composite manuscript including three texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 132
Contents This manuscript seems to contain a of compilation of astrological works, perhaps for teaching. It is 15th century. The different texts are listed below and detailed separately.ff. 1r-46r: Excerpts from assorted works by Michael Scot, including Liber quatuor distinctionum and Liber introductorius.ff. 46v-47v: De significatione septem planetarum in domibus by Gergis (or...
Dates: 15th century

Vocabulary for 'Nialadaireach', 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/88
Scope and Contents

Vocabulary for 'Nialadaireach' [neuladaireachd] described as 'seeing in the sky the prog[ress] of death'. Text has been scored through.

Dates: 1901