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Call Number: MS Hunter 378 (V.1.15)
Title: De Ingeniis Spiritvalibvs
Images: [ MS Hunter 378 fol. 2v-3r ]
Date of Creation: Between 1099 and 1199
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Philonis, De Ingeniis Spiritvalibvs.
Philo's Treatise on Pneumatic Engines:
Begins (1, 1 recto col. a, lines 1, 2): Paragraph mark In nomine dei misericordis et pii. Incipit liber | phylonis de ingeniis spiritualibus dixit: quia tuum |
Ends (1, 3 recto col. a, lines 24, 25): 9 sunt eiusdem generis et ad idem ualent . et | hec est figura.
Remarks: On i, 2 verso in Dr. Wm. Hunter's hand: In nomine dei misericordis Incipit liber | Phylonis spiritualium dictus.
Dr. Schenkl remarks (Bib. Pat. Lat. Brit. iv. 4. p. 30, No. 3171) that this treatise exists in another MS. copy in the Bodleian Library, Oxford = Digby 40, No. 2.
For the construction of pneumatic engines, see Veterum Mathematicorum Opera, Parisiis, 1693, pp. 145-244. [Heronis Alexandrini Spiritualia.] [G.U.L. Bk. 6.a.10.]
[Formerly R.1.1; R.1.1]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 13 3/8 x 9, ff. 3, well written in a very contracted Italian (?) hand, in double cols. of 48-50 lines, each 9 3/4 x 2 3/8, no signatures or catchwords, foliation (late XVII. Cent.), paragraph marks and initials touched with vermilion, numerous diagrams of retorts, etc., no marginalia, margined and ruled with brown crayon, fol. sec. Ignis quoque. Late Cent. XII.
Binding: Millboards, covered marbled-paper. Cent. XVII.-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. 303.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 303.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Philo of Alexandria
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