MS. Bodl. 495
Summary Catalogue no.: 2140
Preceded by the Letter to bp. Guido Vere de Valentia by Philippus Tripolitanus (whose name does not occur), who translated the treatise from Arabic into Latin (fol. 1), a Commendatio Aristotelis, beg. 'Deus omnipotens' (fol. 2), 'Littera missa ad Aristotelem' (fol. 2v), the prologue of Johannes filius Patricii who translated the treatise from Greek into Chaldaic and thence into Arabic (!: fol. 2v), and the 'Epistola Aristotelis missa ad peticionem Alexandri': each of the five books is preceded by a list of chapters.
Cardinal, ordinal, and other numbers from 1 to 1,000. The volume perhaps once contained also the 'Secreta fratris Alberti de Colonia', i. e. Albertus Magnus.
Provenance and Acquisition
Owned by Johannes Colett in the 16th cent.
Acquired by 1603–4 (Summary Catalogue I, 90).
Last Substantive Revision
2020-06-29: Description revised to incorporate all information in the Summary Catalogue.