Liber de Cabala, et de aliis. In Latin and Italian

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With pen-drawn diagrams, and numerical tables, one folding table inserted. Ff. 2-13. Liber de Cabala. 14-18. Pico della Mirandola (G.). Opere. 18v. Pythagoras. Ruota. 19-22. Pico della Mirandola (G.). Tractatus verae artis Kabalisticae. 23-30. [Anon.]. Spiegazione piu diffusa dell'antecendente Cabala di Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. 31-42. [Anon.]. Cabala numerica. 43-end. Miscellaneous notes in Italian on alphabetic values of numbers and vice versa. These include an 'Invenzione numerica' by a certain Fra Benedetto Maria Rosalo da Bassano (ff. 53, 54), who may be the compiler of this MS., a 'Tabula Bedae' (fol. 55), and a 'Tractatus brevis de virtutibus Kalamitae [Calamitae] albae deque eius recto usu'. On fol. 46v and fol. 47v reference is made to 'il presente anno 1709'. On the recto of the first leaf signature in red ink of 'N. M. Malvi' [c. 1900], and on the verso of the last leaf, in pencil, that of Amos Paglicci [c. 1850].



Physical description

1 volume 60 ff. (first & last bl.). 8vo. 211/2 x 141/2 cm. Original vellum covers, with flap.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1909.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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