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Bod-Inc: A-632


In meteorologica Aristotelis.


Analysis of Content

a2r Helias Cretensis Hebraeus: [Preface by the translator.] Incipit: ‘Quanquam hoc opus difficile et indignum mihi esse reputo . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 1161.

a2r Averroes: In meteorologica Aristotelis. ‘Summa in libro Metheororum.’ [Translated by Michael Scotus.] Incipit: ‘[I]ncepit in hoc libro narrare intentionem cuiuslibet libri ex libris preteritis . . .’ An epitome by Helias Cretensis of Averroes' commentary on Aristotle: see Harry A. Wolfson, ‘Revised Plan for the Publication of a Corpus commentariorum Averrois in Aristotelem’, Speculum, 38 (1963), 88-104, at 94.

d1r Helias Cretensis Hebraeus: [Letter addressed to] Cardinal Dominicus Grimanus. Incipit: ‘Sepe philosophando, vt tui moris est, dixisti mihi de ordine librorum Methaphisice . . .’ See B. Kieszkowski, ‘Les rapports entre Elie del Medigo et Pic de la Mirandole', Rinascimento, 2nd ser., 4 (1964), 76-7.

d1r ‘Tractatus cui inscribitur littera L, seu Lauda ex libro medicine.’ Incipit: ‘Dico non inuenitur ab Alexandro neque ab eis qui fuerunt post ipsum ex expositoribus commentum in sermone huius scientie . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Andreas Torresanus de Asula, 21 Aug. 1488. Folio.


Collation: a8 b c6 d4.


ISTC: ia01413000

GW: GW 3108;

Hain: H *1695;

Goff: Goff A‑1413;

Proctor: Pr 4718;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑954; Sheppard 3785.

LCN: 13955735


Copy number: A-632(1)

Bound with A‑095; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 310 × 202 mm.

Provenance: Presented by William Gent (fl. 1562-1611); see Benefactors' Register I 14; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 35.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 2.15(3).

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