Notes on Aristotle and Sacrobosco written by Alexander Henryson (M.A. 1614) from the lectures of Regent James Reid at Edinburgh University . Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.5.2.3

Dates

  • 1613-1614. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    290 folios. Quarto.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The works discussed are:

    Aristotle:

    ‘Ethica Nicomachea’ (folios 3-48);

    ‘Physica’ (folios 49-95);

    ‘de Caelo’ (folios 97-111 recto);

    Johannes de Sacrobosco:

    ‘de Sphera’ (folios 111 verso-171);

    Aristotle:

    ‘de Generatione et Corruptione’ (folios 172-210);

    ‘Meteorologica’ (folios 211-222); and,

    ‘de Anima’ (folios 223-284).

    There are also some notes on religious and mathematical subjects and a poem (folios 96, 285-289).

    The names William Hunter, Merchant in Dalkeith, and William Fulton appear on folios 210 verso, 285-286.

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilm available: Mf.Sec.MSS.119

  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    Contemporary parchment binding, with remains of clasps, stamped with the initials ‘MAH’ and Henryson`s arms.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

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