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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Smith Western Add. MS 01
Description: ff. i + 139 + ii - Bound in old calf; gold stamped on spine. - In the collection of W.M. Voynich; acquired with funds from the David Eugene Smith (1860-1944) Collection, 1952. - De Ricci, p. 1847; Bond and Faye, p. 326.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 9
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/SmithWesternAdd.MS01_20
Language: Latin Country: Flanders Century: 14th

Part 1: ff. 1-139v
Description: - Parchment - 180 x 120 mm - ff. 1-39v, in 2 columns of 35 lines, ruled in lead.
Country: FlandersCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIVSearchable Date Range: 1300 - 1399
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;Several hands.
Other Decoration: Alternating 2-line red and blue initials with pen-flourishing in the contrasting color; diagrams and tables
Number of Texts: 10

Text 1: f. 1r-v added notes; ff. 2-16
Author: Iohannes Peckham
Title: De mysterio numerorum
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Omnia domine ihesu teste sapientia numero, mensura et pondere disposuisti
Explicit: Contra ecclesiam nemo pacificus senserit.
Notes: f. 1v contains table of contents. 
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Text 2: ff. 16v-18
Title: De quadrante
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Quadrans est spere plane quamdiu lineis et gradibus geometrice insignata ad stellarum elevationem
Explicit: usque ad summitatem ipsius altitudinis quam inspexisti. Explicit quadrans.

Text 3: ff. 18-39v
Author: Iohannes de Sacrobosco
Title: De quadrante
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Omnis ars per instrumentum operativa sui instrumenti notitiam de necessitate preexigit
Explicit: Et hec de quadrante dicta sufficiant.
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ff. 38v-39   Last words of text on f. 38v stretched to fill lines, "Hec de umbra dicta sufficient"; table.

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Text 4: ff. 40-79
Other Associate: Iohannes de Sacrobosco, derived from?
Title: Computus ecclesiasticus
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Dicta prius dico breviter collecta novello/ Nam qui multorum vult tollere grana librorum . . .
Explicit: In qua perpetue det nobis gaudia vite/ Qui sine principio fuit, est et erit sine fine. Amen.
Notes: Commentaries (?): Quoniam causa finali nichil dignius repperitur esse sed quod finis imponit necessitatem . . . Tempora distinguit equat partesque minutas . . . Computus est scientia numerationis et divisionis temporum ex solis et lune motibus . . . 
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ff. 50v-51   Diagram with biting animal labeled "Serpens."

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ff. 60v-61   Some text on f. 61 laid out for interlinear gloss; diagram of celestial bodies.

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Text 5: ff. 79v-80; f. 80v blank
Author: Hermannus Contractus
Title: Demonstratio componendi horologium
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Componitur quoddam simplex et parvulum horologicum instrumentum
Explicit: prescripta horarum intervalla per singula signa et meses metiri valeamus.

Text 6: ff. 81-111
Author: Robert Grosseteste
Title: Computus
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Capitulum primum de cause bissexti . . . Conpotus est scientia numerationis . . .
Explicit: tempore coniunctionis vel opposicionis post medium diem Civitatis parysius. Explicit compotus episcopi linconiensis cuius anima benedicatur.

Text 7: ff. 111v-115v
Title: Algorimus de minutiis
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Omne compositum respectu suarum partium dicitur integrum
Explicit: duarum terciarum. Explicit Algorismus.
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Text 8: ff. 116-131
Author: Iohannes Peckham
Title: De sphaera
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Corporum principalium mundanorum numerum et figuram et motum intendo in presenti opusculo explicare
Explicit: Hec simplicioribus scripsi tactus precum instantia a maioribus veniam petens sicubi defeci. Explicit.
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Text 9: ff. 131v-138
Author: Robert Grosseteste
Title: De sphaera
Title: Incipit spera Domini Linconiensis.
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Intentio in hoc tractatu est describere figuram machine mundane
Explicit: quam quantitate duorum semidiametrorum solis et lune.
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ff. 135v-136   Sphere of the climates; later reader notes in upper margin.

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Text 10: ff. 138v-139
Author: Campanus of Novara
Title: De quadratura circuli
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Aristoteles in eo qui de kategoricis libro inscribitur dicit quadratura quidam circuli
Explicit: Explicit quadratura circuli edita a campano.
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