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B53. Books acquired by William Favel, late 13th cent.

5 identified entries found.
  • B53.1: Augustine [354–430], bishop of Hippo
    De ciuitate Dei CPL 313; pr. [Subiaco 1467] (GW 2874), &c.; ed. B. Dombart & A. Kalb, CCSL 47–8 (1955).
  • B53.2: Augustine [354–430], bishop of Hippo
    Contra Faustum manichaeum CPL 321.
  • B53.3: Ambrose [c339–397], archbishop of Milan
    De bono mortis CPL 129.
  • B53.4: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    L. Minio-Paluello in DSB 1. 267–81 (on tradition and influence). Indexing Aristotle's works presents difficulties at several levels. He wrote a great deal. The sources provide evidence at different periods for the Greek text, multiple Latin translations from Arabic and from Greek, groupings of individual works under familiar medieval titles, and a wide range of pseudonymous texts. The descriptions provided by the sources are often imprecise, especially as to which Latin translation was recorded. Since the sixteenth century scholarly interest has focused on the Greek text rather than on versions current in the middle ages. Only in recent decades has Aristoteles Latinus attempted to document the Latin versions current at different times, but its progress with editions has been slow. Recently Aristoteles Latinus Database (ALD) has provided complementary material. Since 1971 a separate series Aristoteles Semito-Latinus has aimed to edit translations from Arabic. Where neither is not available, one must have recourse either to major sixteenth-century printings of Latin (in cases where they print the medieval versions) or to the earliest printed editions that may themselves have been documented by our sources. The resulting index is inevitably uneven. Thanks to Pieter de Leemans for his advice.
    Libri de animalibus This title usually refers to a standard collection of Aristotle's major zoological works in 19 books, tr. from Arabic by Michael Scot (c. 1220), consisting of De historia animalium libri X, De partibus animalium libri IV, De generatione animalium libri V: Books I–X, to appear.; Books XI–XIV, ed. A. van Oppenraaij (Leiden 1998); Books XV–XIX, ed. A. van Oppenraaij (Leiden 1992). It may sometimes refer to the collection in 21 books, tr. from Greek by William of Moerbeke, which adds De progressu animalium liber I and De motu animalium liber I:– a. De historia animalium, Books I–V, ed. P. Beullens & F. Bossier, AL 17/2. 1. 1 (2000); Books VI–X, ALD1. b. De partibus animalium, ed. P. Rossi, ALD1. c. De generatione animalium, ed. H. J. Drossaart Lulofs, AL 17/2. 5 (1966). d. De progressu animalium, ed. P. De Leemans, AL 17/2. 2–3 (2011). e. De motu animalium, ed. P. De Leemans, AL 17/1. 3 (2011); Thorndike/Kibre 1188.
  • B53.†5: Anselm of Laon [†1117]
    Gloss on the Psalms (Parua glosatura) GO 2. 456–651; ed. Erasmus, Freiburg 1533 (as the work of Haimo of Halberstadt), &c.;PL 116. 193–696; Stegmüller Bibl. 1357.

5 identified entries found.

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