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Physics--Early works to 1800, Physical sciences--Early works to 1800, Fragments, Manuscripts Latin--12th century, Manuscripts Medieval
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Medieval Studies | Physics
Porter, D. (2023, April 04). Penn Library's Library's LJS 493 - Manuscript leaf from Physics. (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/225
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 493, a parchment leaf, slightly trimmed on the inner vertical edge and used in a binding, from a manuscript of the Translatio vetus of the Physics of Aristotle, a translation from Greek to Latin by Jacobus de Venetiis. The manuscript was written in France in the third quarter of the 12th century, in transitional script (or protogothic script), in 30 long lines. The text on the leaf runs from the end of Book 6 into the beginning of Book 7 (6.10-7.1) and concerns motion and the relationship of the moved and the mover, with a 3-line initial in red marking the beginning of Book 7 on the recto and simple line diagrams on both sides of the leaf. 2 notes of commentary in a smaller contemporary hand in the lower margins of the verso.
Written in France between 1150 and 1175.
Record on Franklin, with link to a digital copy: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9947625243503681
Record on Internet Archive, with a link to PDF: https://archive.org/details/ljs493