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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 424
Description: ff. 142 + i - Nineteenth century. Vellum case with a gold-tooled title. - Purchased from Kraus in 1970 by Edwin J. Beinecke for the Beinecke Library. - Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 424.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper in three distinct parts. Part I (ff. 1-78): 1) Euclid, Catoptrica. 2) Euclid, Phaenomena. 3) Euclid, Opticarum recensio Theonis. 4) Euclid, Data. Part II (ff. 79-102): 5) Euclid, Data, incomplete at beginning and end. Part III (ff. 103-142): 6) Theodore Metochites, Introductio in Ptolemaei compositionem mathematicam.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS424_47
Language: Greek Country: Italy Century: 16th
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Part 1:
Description: - paper - Part I: Harlfinger Ancre 51 (1540, 1541 A. D.). Part II: similar to those in Part I. Part III: Harlfinger Lettres 66. - 370 x 262 (228 x 115) mm.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: ItalyCity:
Assigned Date: 1541; [between 1500 and 1600]Searchable Date Range: 1500 - 1600
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Each part written by a different scribe, all in Greek miniscule. Part I by Valeriano da Forli, who also wrote marginal notes in red and labelled the diagrams.
Notes: Part I: Headpiece, 3- and 2-line initials with stylized floral motifs and headings in red. Diagrams in margins of geometrical figures drawn with compass. Part II: Headings in red. Diagrams drawn with compass and ruler, labelled in red, and fitted into written space. Part III: 2- to 1-line initials with stylized floral motifs and headings in pale red. Waterstains throughout. On f. 57r, spills, dirt and pen trials; several words effaced or obscured. Discoloration on ff. 1r and 78v suggests that this part was once separate. Binding: Nineteenth century. Vellum case with a gold-tooled title.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Author: Euclid.
Other Associate: Metochites, Theodoros d. 1332.
Title: Catoptrica, etc.
Subjects: Euclid.; Charts, diagrams, etc.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Mathematics, Medieval.; Scholia.;
Language(s): Greek