SDBM_250770

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Source
Source Bibliothèque nationale de France - Bibliotheque nationale de France, Archives et Manuscrits Online Catalogue - (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # Grec 2490
Manuscript Details
Titles Recueil de textes astronomiques et astrologiques (Collection of astronomical and astrological texts)
Almageste (extraits) (Almagest, extracts)
Traité de l’Astrolabe (Treatise on the astrolabe)
Traité de l’Astrolabe (Treatise of the Astrolabe)
Commentaire à la tetrabible (Commentary on the Tetrabiblos)
explicatio altera
commentaire à la tetrabible (Commentary on the Tetrabiblos)
chapitres astronomiques (Astronomical chapters)
Authors Ptolemy, active 2nd century (recorded as Ptolémée)
Philoponus, John, active 6th century (recorded as Jean Philopon)
Gregoras, Nicephorus, 1295-1359 or 1360 (recorded as Nicéphore Grégoras)
anonymes
Manuscript Dates Fin du XVè siècle - autour de 1500 (1490 to 1511)
Scribes Souliardos, Michel (recorded as Michel Souliardos)
Languages Greek (recorded as grec)
Materials Paper (Papier filigrané italien)
Places Venice, Veneto, Italy, Europe (Venise)
Folios 132 Lines 1 Columns 23
Height 160 Width 220 Alt Size
Binding Alla greca; bound in the ateliers at Fontainebleau; arms of Henry II; olive morocco now turned black; arms of Henry II in central rectangle, bordered by a gilt frieze; richly stamped and decorated in gold and silver; binding similar to that of a copy of the New Testatment, In-Folio, Res. A. 525; binding appears to date from 1549 to 1551; title on upper cover in silver Greek capitals: IOANNES AΛΕ / ΞΑΝΔΡΕΥΣ ·Α; spine decorated with fleurs de lys and initial "H" surmounted by a crown; page edges gilt and decorated with arms of Henry II; traces of 4 clasps; dates before 1550
URL http://archivesetmanuscrits.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cc102760g
Other Info

Old shelf marks: Clément 3207, Dupuy 959, Rigault 879; minimal decoration, rubricated titles and initials, initials decorated with red ink arabesques in Philopon's treatise, decorative red ink header precedes the anonymous commentary on the Tetrabiblos; see record for description of format, layout, script, paper, binding decoration, and bibliography; manuscript online: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b107223755

Provenance Information
(No Date) plusieurs familles
According to Jarry, the treatise by John Philoponus represents a edited version that belonged to a number of different families.
(No Date) Eparchos, Antōnios, 1491-1537 (as Antoine Eparque)
Because the script of the foliation is identical to that of Paris. gr. 2492, it is possible that the present manuscript also belonged to Antonios Eparchos before being sold to the king. The ex-dono found in Paris. gr. 2492 may be missing have disappeared with the original folios number 1-10 in this manuscript.
1540s (Associated) Francis I, King of France, 1494-1547 (as François Ier)
If the manuscript was copied in Venice, it is possible that it was purchased from Francis I in the 1540s or for Henry II between 1547 and 1550. There is no identifying information concerning the specific parties involved in this likely purchase.
1547 (Start) Henry II, King of France, 1519-1559 (as Henry II)
If the manuscript was copied in Venice, it is possible that it was purchased from Francis I in the 1540s or for Henry II between 1547 and 1550. There is no identifying information concerning the specific parties involved in this likely purchase.
1550 (Associated) Librairie royale de Fontainebleau (as Fontainebleau)
The present manuscript appears under number 306 in Ange Vergece's 1550 catalog. Upon entering Fontainebleau, the manuscript received a new binding with the arms of Henry II. This binding dates before 1550, the date of the catalog.
(No Date) Bibliothèque nationale de France (as Bibliothèque nationale de France)
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Created by Sarah Tew on 2018-01-17 9:29pm
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