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De divinatione mortis, et vitae Petosyris ad Necepsum Regem Aegypti Epistola; [manuscript].

Title:
De divinatione mortis, et vitae Petosyris ad Necepsum Regem Aegypti Epistola [manuscript].
Abstract:
Work attributed to Bede (f. 3r-6v), preceded by a biographical note about Bede (f. 3r-v). The title page (f. 4r) is drawn to resemble the title page of a printed book and contains a diagram. The text is followed by astronomical or astrological tables (f. 6r-v). Also contains two works of Antonius Posevinus: 1.) Ex apparatu Antonii Posevini, Soc. Jesu, tomo. i. de Beda (f. 7r-8r; extract); and 2.) In verbo Caesar Baronius tom. i. pag. 281 (f. 8r-11v; on numbers). Also contains an extract from a work by Athanasius Kircher, Ex. lib. 2, parte 4, pag. 386: De magnete (f. 13r).
Creator:
Bede,
Format:
13 leaves : paper, ill.; 227 x 160 (162 x 110) mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn155962604; (OCoLC)155962604; (PU)1580537-penndb-Voyager; (CStRLIN)PAUR94-A251
Language:
Latin.
Provenance:
Acquired, 1961.
Publisher:
[Italy, 16--]
Relation:
https://colenda.library.upenn.edu/catalog/81431-p3hk0h; http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/1580537
Subject:
Chemistry -- History.; Astrology -- Early works to 1800.; Numeration -- Early works to 1800.; Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Manuscripts, European.; Tables (documents); Manuscripts, Latin; 17th century.; Diagrams.
Type:
Manuscripts
Personal Name:
Posevinus, Antonius.; Kircher, Athanasius,
Rights:
https://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 121