Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 271 (U.5.11)
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Joannis Actvarii, (Zachariae Filii), De Actionibvs et Affectibvs Spiritvs Animalis. Graece.
Joannis Actvarii, De Victv Proprio. Graece.
On iii, 1 recto in the top corner, in an XVIII. Cent. hand: 30.
On iii, 1 verso (in Peter Burmann's hand): Actuarii iidem qui notarii. schott. ad Aur. Vict. Caes. cap. xxxiii. [section symbol] 13. | Casaub. ad Trebell. Coll. xxx Tyr. 5. p. 266 | Dynamius Actuarius sarcinalium Principis jumentorum apud Ammian Marc. xv. 5. ubi vid. Vales.
On iii, 2 verso is the following bibliographical note by the same authority: ACTVARIVS, seu | JOANNES ZACHARIAE F. | [Greek characters], de actionibus et affectibus spiritus naturalis, ejusque victu et nutritione. Actuarii hujus codicem | in Biblioth. Vindobonensi exstantem recenset Lambecius Lib. vi. | Comment. [section symbol] xxi. pag. iii. cujus initium cum hoc codice | convenit [Greek characters], sed | additur. [Greek characters] per | quem Josephum intelligendum esse Josephum Racendytam | Actuarii hujus praeceptorem videbis apud Fabricium in | Biblioth. Gręc. Tom. xii. Lib. vi. cap. 7. p. 638 et 639. | ubi de hoc Actuarij opere plura. in MS. autem | Vindobonensi prioris libri [Greek characters] initium est [Greek characters] etc. post quem librum | sequitur opus alterum [Greek characters], cujus principium | [Greek characters] etc. | quae omnia eadem in hoc nostro codice, quem | mihi comparavi ex supellectile MSStorum Marci Meibomii, Hagae divendita xvii July CICICCCLII. | Petri Burmanni | Jun.
On 1, 1 recto top, in a late XVI. Cent. hand: E libris dionysii corronii.
On 1, 1 recto bottom, in a XVII. Cent. hand: Alexander Petauius Senator Paris | 1657.
On iv, 2 verso in a XVII. Cent. hand: Dionysij Corronij | [Greek characters]. Other Greek jottings follow in later hands.
Actuarius appears to have been the titular designation of Court physicians at Constantinople, where the author seems to have been employed in the service of Andronicus II. (Palaeologus Senior), who died 1332.
For Peter (Pieter) Burmann, Junr. (1714-1778), see S.1.1.
[Formerly R.6.9; R.6.68].
The paper appears to be watermarked (in the gutter), but I could not make it out. (I.C. Cunningham, 28/5/81).
[Greek characters] i-ii (ed. Ideler, Physici et Medici Graeci Minores, Berlin, 1841-2, s. xv. Paper (watermark unidentified). 98 ff. 235 x 170. 17 ll. i-xii8, xiii2. FO: Dionysius Corronius; Alexandre Petau, 1657; Marcu Meibom; Pieter Burman jun. (Ian C. Cunningham: Greek Manuscripts in Scotland. Edinburgh, NLS, 1982.)
Lot 2349 in the sale of Burmann's MSS, 1779
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper (Oriental, sized, but not burnished), 9¼ x 6 5/8, ff. 98, well written in single cols. of 17 lines, each 5¼ x 3½, not ruled or margined, signatures ([Greek characters]), catchwords, vertical, no foliation, rubricated initials (first and seventh quires only), no marginalia, clean and well preserved with the exception of a few marginal worm holes, fol. sec. [Greek characters]. Cent. XV. (?)
Binding: Millboards, covered brown Russia grained, gilt-tooled sides and edges (lines) and back title: ACTUARIUS | GRAECE | MS. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 219.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Greek
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: Ian C. Cunningham, Greek Manuscripts in Scotland: summary catalogue, with addendum (Edinburgh, 1982); John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 218-219.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: John Actuarius fl.1300
Court physician to Andronicus II, Constantinople.
provenance: Pieter Burmann 1714-1778
Dutch classical scholar.
provenance: Dionysius Corronius
provenance: Alexander Petavius fl.1657
Of Paris.
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