Academic journal article Medium Aevum

Les Manuscrits Astrologiques Latins Conservés À la Bibliothèque Nationale De France À Paris

Academic journal article Medium Aevum

Les Manuscrits Astrologiques Latins Conservés À la Bibliothèque Nationale De France À Paris

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David Juste, Les Manuscrits astrologiques latins conservés à la Bibliothèque nationale de France à Paris, Catalogus codicum astrologorum latinorum 2, Documents, études et répertoires 84 (Paris: CNRS éditions, 2015). 338 pp.; 12 colour plates. ISBN 978-2-271-08264o. euro65.00. In 1915 Fritz Saxl published his catalogue of the Latin astrological and mythological illustrated manuscripts in Roman libraries, which was to prove a major step in a process, which is still ongoing, to establish a basis for our understanding of medieval scientific, technical, and pragmatic texts on the basis of the thorough investigation of the manuscript sources, region by region, library by library. David Juste's volume, which follows on from a first volume of the series we must learn to call CCAL devoted to the astrological manuscripts of the State Library of his home town Munich (published in 2011), catalogues the astrological texts contained in 350 manuscripts in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, dating from the ninth to the eighteenth century. …

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