London. British Library, Royal MS 13 A XI

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  • British Library, Royal MS 13 A XI
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  • Latin
Title
  • Miscellany of works on computus and astronomy
Agent
  • Preferred form
    • Isidore de Séville (saint, 0560?-0636)
    Original form
    • Isidore of Seville, c 560-636, Saint, Bishop of Seville
    Other form
    • Isidorus Hispalensis (saint ; 0560?-0636)
    • S. Isidorus Hispalensis
    • Isidorus Hispalensis
    • Isidore de Séville (saint ; 0560?-0636)
    • ISIDORUS HISPALENSIS (s.)
    • ISIDORUS HISPALENSIS
    • Sancti Isidori Hispalensis
    • ISIDORE
    • Isidorus
    • Isidore de Séville
    • Isidori Hispalensis
    • Isidori
    • ISIDORUS HISPALENSIS (s)
    • Isidorus Hispalensis (?),
    • Isidore (Saint), de Séville
    • Isidore de Séville saint 0560?-0636
    • Isidor, de Sevilla, sant, ca. 560-636
    • Isidore, of Seville, Saint, d. 636
    • Isidoro, Santo, Arzobispo de Sevilla
    • Isidorus Hispalensis 560-636
    • Isidorus van Sevilla
    • Author: Isidorus, Hispalensis
    • Isidore
    • Isidore of Seville
    • Isodore of Seville
    • Isidore de Séville (saint) (0560 ?-0636)
    • Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636
    • Isidorus Hispalensis, 560?-636
    • Isidore de Séville (saint ; (0560?-0636)
    • Isidorus
    • Isidorus Hispalensis, 560-636
    • Isidorus, Hispalensis, 560-636
    • Isidore de Séville (saint)
    • Isidorus (560-636)
    • Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636, author.
    • Isidore of Seville, Saint (-636)
    • Isidore de Séville (0560-0636)
    • Isidore de Séville (0560-0636) > Père de l'Eglise
    • Isidorus, Hispalensis (ca. 560-636)
    • Isidoro, Santo, Arzobispo de Sevilla, ca. 560-636
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  • Preferred form
    • Bède le Vénérable (saint, 0673?-0735)
    Original form
    • Bede the Venerable, c 673-735, Saint
    Other form
    • Bède le Vénérable (saint ; 0673?-0735)
    • Beda Venerabilis
    • BEDA
    • Beda
    • BEDA VENERABILIS (s.)
    • Beda Venerabilis (saint ; 0673?-0735)
    • Bède
    • S. Beda venerabilis
    • Venerabilis Bedae
    • BEDA VENERABILIS
    • Beda Venerabilis (ps.)
    • S. Beda Venerabilis
    • Venerabilis BEDE
    • Bede
    • Bedae
    • Bedae venerabilis
    • Bède le Vénérable saint 0673?-0735
    • Beda, el Venerable, sant, 673-735
    • Beda el Venerable, Santo
    • Beda Venerabilis 672-735
    • Bede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735
    • Author: Beda, Venerabilis
    • Commentator: Beda, Venerabilis
    • Bede (attributed to)
    • Bede the Venerable
    • Bede the Venerable (attrib.)
    • Bede (673/4–735)
    • The Venerable Bede
    • Beda Venerabilis, 673-735
    • Beda
    • Bède le Vénérable
    • Beda (672-735)
    • Bede, the Venerable, Saint 673-735
    • Bede the Venerable (b. c. 673, d. 735), monk and theologian
    • Bede the Venerable, Saint (673-735)
    • Bede, the Venerable, Saint (673-735)
    • Bède le Vénérable, saint (0673?-0735)
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    • Abbon de Fleury (saint, 0940?-1004)
    Original form
    • Abbo of Fleury, c 945-1004, Saint, Abbot of Ramsey Abbey and Fleury Abbey
    Other form
    • Abbon de Fleury (saint ; 0940?-1004)
    • Abbo Floriacensis
    • Author: Abbo, Floriacensis
    • Abbo of Fleury
    • Abbo of Fleury OSB
    • Abbo, of Fleury, Saint, approximately 945-1004
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  • Preferred form
    • Helpéric d'Auxerre
    Original form
    • Helperic of Auxerre, fl 9th century
    Other form
    • Helpéric d'Auxerre
    • Helpericus Autissiodorensis
    • Helpericus Altissiodorensis, 09..-09..?
    • Helpericus Altissiodorensis, ca. 9th cent.
    • Helpericus Altissiodorensis, ca. s. IX
    • Helpericus Altissiodorensis ca. 9. Jh.
    • Author: Helpericus, Altissiodorensis
    • Helperic of Auxerre, monk of Granval
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  • Preferred form
    • Pseudo-Hyginus astronomus
    Original form
    • Pseudo-Hyginus, Unspecified
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  • Preferred form
    • Dúngal (07..-0834?)
    Original form
    • Dungal of Bobbio, fl 9th century
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Description
  • Contents: ff. 1r-12v: Helperic of Auxerre, Computus preceded by a prologue (f. 1r) and capitula (f. 1v). ff. 12v-13r: Dies Egyptiaci (Egyptian days). ff. 13r-14r: Computus material including Ciclus annalis, De horis mensium and De singulis horis in die quomodo mensurantur cum pedibus with a table of moveable feasts (f. 13r) and an orologium diagram. ff. 14r-28r: Bede the Venerable, De natura rerum (ff. 14r-22r) followed by Bede, De temporibus (ff. 22r-28r). ff. 28r-29v: Epistola Petosiris de sphera vite et mortis (Sphere of the life and death), beginning: 'Pitoris (sic) Necnepso regi salutem. De his que a me ad humane vite' followed by tables (ff. 28v-29r) and two circular diagrams (f. 29v). ff. 30v-103v: Bede the Venerable, De temporum ratione preceded by a prologue (ff. 30v-31r). ff. 104r- 105r: Pseudo-Hyginus, Excerptum de astrologia (an abstract of the Aratus Latinus). ff. 105v-113r: Abbo of Fleury, Excerptio Abbonis ex Hygino de figuratione signorum. ff. 113r-115v: Abbo of Fleury, De differentia circule et sphere, beginning: 'Studiosis astrologie primo sciendum est' followed by the Tractatus 'Denique luna', beginning: 'Denique luna totius Zodiaci signa' (ff. 114r-115v). ff. 115v-118r: Anonymous, De xii signis cur figurantur sic de ariete. ff. 118v-119v: Anonymous on the measurements of the celestes circuli, beginning: 'Spera fiat omni parte equalis'. ff. 120r-126v: Dungal of Bobbio, Epistola ad Carolum Magnum de duplici solis eclipsi anno 810 , Dungal's letter to Charlemagne about the two solar eclipses that occurred in 810. ff. 126v-127r: Extracts from Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, book 3, De eclipse, chapters 58 and 59, beginning: 'Eclipsis solis est quotiens luna trigesima ad eandem lineam'. ff. 127r-132r: Extracts on astronomical subjects from Macrobius, Commentarii in Ciceronis Somnium Scipionis.ff. 132v-139v: Anonymous, treatise on the method of computation with examples, beginning: 'Si vis scire quot sint anni ab incarnatione'. ff. 139v-140v: Anonymous, Versus Dionisii de annis Domini. ff. 140v-141v: Anonymous, De notis antiquioribus que notant numerus, beginning with an extract from Rabanus Maurus, De computo, chapter 6: 'Tres digiti in sinistra manu, id est auricularis'. ff. 141v-143r : Anonymous, De mensuris et ponderibus, beginning: 'Mensurarum in liquidis coclear est pars minima'. f. 145r: A Versus de ciclo Pasche magno , beginning. 'Compotus hic alphabeto confectus habetur'. f. 145v: A short text on the moveable feasts followed by a diagram on the epacts allowing to find the date in the lunar calendar from the solar calendar; it is used in the calculation of the date of Easter. ff. 146r-148v: Bede the Venerable, Epistola ad Wicthedum de aequinoctio vel de paschae celebratione, imperfect at the beginning and at the end, beginning: '[equi]noctialem sui cursus locum in signifero circulo', ending: 'aut nona kalendarum aprilium die non fuisse, aut ante equinoctium fuisse confirmet. Explicit Epistola Bede presbiteri ad Vicredam (sic) presbiterum '. ff. 149r-v: Anonymous, verses on the seven liberal arts. The last verses have been copied by two different 15th-century hands (f. 149v).Decoration:One explanatory drawing of methods of calculation of the Computus (f. 33v). Series of ink drawings of the constellations slightly tinted (ff. 105r-112v). Ten diagrams and tables in brown and red ink (ff. 14r, 29v, 114v, 118r, 123r, 127v, 143v, 144r, 144v, 145v). Nine large interlace initials in colours or in outline drawing, some with zoomorphic motifs (ff. 1r, 1v, 14v, 22r, 30v, 32v, 104r, 105r, 120r). Initials in red with penwork decoration in green, or in green with penwork decoration in red. Line-filler in red and/or green. Marginal drawings in ink of dragons, some attached to glosses (ff. 5v, 8r, 9r, 9v, 10v, 15v, 16r, 23v, 24v, 26v, 117v), of the moon and sun (f. 55v), the island Thule (f. 61v), human, animals heads and zodiac signs (ff. 14r, 36r, 43r, 43v, 47r, 49v, 59v, 72v, 81v, 107v, 110r, 111r, 112r, 112v), and initials (e.g., ff. 66v, 69v, 79v). Glosses in green and red frames (e.g., f. 39v)
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    • England (United Kingdom)
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    • England
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    • Angleterre
    • Angleterre (Cantorbéry ?).
    • Angleterre.
    • Angleterre (dioc. de Salisbury)
    • Angleterre (West Country, Winchcombe ?)
    • Angleterre (Sud ?)
    • Angleterre (Winchester ?).
    • Angleterre (Sud, Wessex ?)
    • Angleterre (Sud : Canterbury ?)
    • Angleterre (Winchester)
    • Angleterre (Canterbury, Christ Church ?)
    • Angleterre (Canterbury ?)
    • Angleterre (Cornouaille ou Pays de Galles ?)
    • Angleterre (Ramsey ?)
    • Salisbury (Angleterre) ?
    • Angleterre ?
    • Anglaterra
    • Inglaterra
    • Engeland
    • Angleterre (Salisbury ?)
    • Anglaterra (Salisbury?)
    • Inglaterra (Salisbury?)
    • England (Salisbury?)
    • [Oxford?]
    • [England]
    • England, Norwich?
    • England, Canterbury, St. Augustine's Abbey?
    • England, Cornwall?
    • England, St. Albans?
    • England, North?
    • England, York?
    • England, Witham?
    • England, Winchester or St. Albans
    • England, Reading or Leominster
    • England, Cirencester?
    • England, Sherborne?
    • England, Worcester?
    • England, Bury St. Edmunds?
    • England, Tewkesbury?
    • England, East Anglia?
    • England, Peterborough?
    • England, Mercia?
    • England, Canterbury, Christ Church?
    • England, Canterbury, St. Augustine's?
    • England, Winchester?
    • England, Oxford?
    • Flanders (possibly executed in England)
    • England and Netherlands
    • England, Canterbury?
    • England, West Midlands?
    • England, London?
    • England, Crowland?
    • England, Wessex?
    • England, Reading?
    • England, Northeast?
    • England, Southeast?
    • England, Ely?
    • England, Winchester or Hereford?
    • England, Salisbury?
    • England, Oxford or Salisbury
    • German (but made in England)
    • England, South East (?)
    • England. Peterborough (?) or Lincoln (?)
    • Hereford?, England
    • England, Durham ?
    • England, Durham?
    • England, probably Durham
    • England, Oxford (?)
    • England, possibly Oxford
    • England (?Oxford)
    • England, Durham (?)
    • England, London/Westminster
    • Unknown, possibly London and Cambridge
    • Royal Chancery, London; Cambridge
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    • France, Central
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    • Central France
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    • France, Northern
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    • Northern France
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    • France (Nord).
    • France (Nord)
    • Nord de la France
    • Nord de la France (Picardie)
    • France (Nord : Fécamp ?)
    • Nord de la France (Laon?)
    • Nord de la France (Saint-Amand-en-Pévèle?)
    • France (Nord, région de Soissons)
    • Nord de la France, Paris (?)
    • Nordfrankreich
    • França (nord)
    • Francia (norte)
    • Frankrijk (noorden)
    • Laon
    • France (nord : Laon ?)
    • França (nord: Laon?)
    • Nordfrankreich (Laon?)
    • Northern France (Laon?)
    • Francia (norte: Laon?)
    • Northern France (Paris?)
    • France, North, Chelles (nunnery) or Jouarre (nunnery) (?)
    • France, North
    • Northern France
    • Northern France
    • Northern France, Paris (?)
    • [Nordfrankreich]
    • Oberitalien und Nordfrankreich
    • Noord-Frankrijk
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