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Lawrence, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library,  Pryce MS P4
Description: ff. 25 - Not bound - Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his no. 3542; purchased from H.P. Kraus in 1968
Notes:-Some wormholes; stained by water or some other liquid, but still quite legible; a snakeskin, probably used as a book mark, has been adhered onto the paper in the gutter between ff. 23v and 24r.
Number of Parts: 2 - Number of Images Available: 26
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/PryceMSP4_30
Language: Latin Italian Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: f. 1r-v
Description: - Paper - 299 x 206 mm - 31 long lines, unruled
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVmedSearchable Date Range: 1440 - 1460
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Script: Humanistic
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: f. 1r
Author: Aulus Gellius
Title: Attic Nights
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Contains mathematical notes. 
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f. 1r   Notes from the Attic Nightsbook 20.

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Part 2: ff. 2-25v
Description: - Paper - Similar to Briquet nos. 15908-15912 - 296 x 224 mm - Resembles 2 column layout, but only 1 column is used for text and the space where there would be a second column is instead used for illustrations; column of text contains 24 lines ruled in lead with full-length double vertical rulings also in lead
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVmedSearchable Date Range: 1440 - 1460
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Humanistic
Figurative Decoration: 12 portolan-style maps of the Mediterranean coasts; 15 circular astronomical and geographical diagrams; the tower of Babel
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 2-25
Author: Gregorio Dati
Title: La sfera
Language(s): Italian
Incipit: Al padre al filio al spiritu sancto/ per omne secolo sia gloria et honore/ Et benedicto sia el tuo nome sancto/ Per cui le creature hanno valore/ Con pura mente et con divoto cuore
Explicit: L'asia magiore e il fiume tanay
Notes: Gregorio (Goro) Dati, 1363-1436 
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ff. 1v-2r  

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ff. 2v-3r   Diagrams of the stars, of the climate zones, of the cardinal directions.

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ff. 3v-4r   Diagrams of the signs of the zodiac and of the heavenly spheres.

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ff. 4v-5r  

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ff. 5v-6r   Diagrams of shadow cones and eclipses.

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ff. 6v-7r   Lunar eclipse.

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ff. 7v-8r  

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ff. 8v-9r   Diagram of the elements as concentric circles: Earth, Water, Air, Fire and the Moon surrounding it all.

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ff. 9v-10r  

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ff. 10v-11r   The horizon dividing the globe into a light and a dark hemisphere.

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ff. 11v-12r  

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ff. 12v-13r  

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ff. 13v-14r   Diagrams for the climate zones, the four sectors for the cardinal directions, the winds.

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ff. 14v-15r  

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ff. 15v-16r   T-O world map; circular diagram of the earth's waters.

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ff. 16v-17r   Map of the world's waters spread across the double-page opening of the book.

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ff. 17v-18r   Tower of Babel.

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ff. 18v-19r  

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ff. 19v-20r   The Mediterraean seacoat of Africa with the city of Fessa.

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ff. 20v-21r   The islands of Sicily and Sardinia and the seacost of northern Africa with the city of Bougie (Bugea).

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ff. 21v-22r   Seacoasts with the cities of Tripoli and Tunis on the verso, and with Cairo and Alexandria on the recto.

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ff. 22v-23r   Seacoast with Damascus and Jerusalem on the verso and the island of Cyprus on the recto.

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ff. 23v-24r   On the verso, islands facing the coast of Asia Minor including Tenedo, Metellin, Lango and Rhodes; on the recto, Tenedo facing the Dardanelles with the city of Constantinople.

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ff. 24v-25r   On the verso, the Black Sea with various towns including Trebizond and Sinope; on the recto, Asia, the China Sea, the city of Tana and the Tanai River.

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f. 25v   Blank final page.

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