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S14. Books given by Bishop John Laing, 1475

26 identified entries found.
  • S14.1a: 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.
    Physica, tr. James of Venice ed. F. Bossier & J. Brams, AL 7/1 (1990). Other translations:– Translatio Vaticana: ed. A. Mansion, AL 7/2 (1990). Tr. Gerard of Cremona: to appear, AL 7/3. Tr. Michael Scot (translatio noua): to appear, AL 7/4.
  • S14.1a–w (itemized): Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    Libri naturales, a collection comprising Aristotle's Physica, De generatione et corruptione, De caelo, Meteora I–III, De plantis, and the pseudo-Aristotelian Liber de causis and De differentia spiritus et animae; in the late 13th cent. new translations from Greek were substituted for those from Arabic AL Codd. 1. 49–51 for analysis.
  • S14.1b: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De caelo et mundo, Latin tr. from Arabic by Gerard of Cremona, ???; Latin tr. from Arabic by Michael Scot, ????. Latin tr. from Greek to appear, AL vol. 8/1–2. [The translation by Robert Grosseteste was not generally known, ed. F. Bossier, ALD; William of Moerbeke's version circulated in three redactions, of which the second was most widely received, ed. F. Bossier, ALD.]
  • S14.1c: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De generatione et corruptione, Latin tr. from Arabic by Gerard of Cremona unpr.; Latin tr. from Greek now attributed to Burgundio of Pisa: ed. J. Judycka, AL 9/1 (1986); Thorndike/Kibre 374. Latin tr. from Greek by William of Moerbeke, which circulated widely, ed. J. Judycka, ALD.
  • S14.1d: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    Meteora, Latin tr. to appear, AL 10/1; Thorndike/Kibre 1076. Another translation by William of Moerbeke: ed. G. Vuillemin-Diem, AL 10/2 (2008); Thorndike/Kibre 386. Copies of Book IV alone may be the translation by Henricus Aristippus, ed. E. Rubino, to appear, AL 10/1 (Thorndike/Kibre 1298).
  • S14.1e (`liber de causis proprietatum elementorum'): Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    [pseud.] Liber de causis, Latin tr. ed. A. Pattin in Tijdschrift voor Filosofie 28 (1966) 90–203; the text is also printed with the edition of Aquinas's commentary, ed. H. D. Saffrey (Fribourg/Louvain 1954); Thorndike/Kibre 996; PAL 18–20 (no. 13). The work is largely extracted from Proclus's Elementatio theologica, and Albertus Magnus names the compiler as David Iudaeus. Copies are often said to be accompanied by a commentary, `Cum ergo remouet causa secunda uniuersalis', attributed to Alfarabius and to other writers; these passages are in fact demonstrations added by the compiler.
  • S14.1f: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    [pseud.] De mundo, tr. Nicholaus Siculus ed. W. L. Lorimer & L. Minio Paluello, AL 11/1–2 (19652), 29–49; Thorndike/Kibre 891.
  • S14.1g: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De lineis indiuisibilibus, tr. Robert Grosseteste pr. in Aristotelis opera, Venice 1482 (GW 2336), &c.
  • S14.1h: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    [pseud.] De inundatione Nili ed. V. Rose (Leipzig 1886); ed. D. Bonneau in Études de papyrologie 9 (1971) 1–33; PAL 44–5 (no. 61) suggests that it is an authentic work for which no Greek text survives.
  • S14.1i: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De bona fortuna, a 13th-cent. Latin confection from Aristotle's Magna moralia and Ethica eudemia pr. as De bona fortuna in Aristotelis opera, Venice 1482 (GW 2336), &c.; to appear, AL 28.
  • S14.1j: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    [pseud.] Epistola Aristotelis ad Alexandrum this title most likely refers to Epistola Aristotelis ad Alexandrum de regimine sanitatis, as translated into Latin by John of Seville, which is an extract from Secretum secretorum. The complete text of the Secretum secretorum is found with titles such as Epistola Aristotelis ad Alexandrum de regimine principum. There are also five rare letters, none of them with any English circulation, listed in PAL 32–33 (nos. 38–42). Only those entries that cannot be assigned to one or other of the first two works are noted here.
  • S14.1k: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De anima, Latin tr. from Arabic by Michael Scot pr. Padua 1472 (GW 2349), &c.; Thorndike/Kibre 179, 1271. Latin tr. from Greek by James of Venice [AL 12/1], ed. J. Decorte & J. Brams, ALD. Latin tr. from Greek by William de Moerbeke [AL 12/2], pr. with Thomas Aquinas's commentary, ed. R. A. Gauthier, STO 45/1 (1984).
  • S14.1l: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De sensu et sensato, Latin tr. ed. L. Peeters, AL 13 (forthcoming); Thorndike/Kibre 1262.
  • S14.1l–x: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    Parua naturalia, a collection comprising Aristotle's De sensu et sensato, De memoria et reminiscentia, De somno et uigilia, and De longitudine et breuitate uitae.
  • S14.1m: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De memoria et reminiscentia, tr. James of Venice to appear, AL 14/1–2; Thorndike/Kibre 379, 1347.
  • S14.1n: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De somno et uigilia, Latin tr. ed. H. J. Drossaart Lulofs (Leiden 1943); to appear, AL vol. 15; Thorndike/Kibre 391. [The second and third books are De insomniis and De diuinatione per somnum. There exist an anonymous version and a revision by William de Moerbeke.]
  • S14.1o: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De longitudine et breuitate uitae, tr. James of Venice to appear, AL vol. 16; Thorndike/Kibre 372. The title `De morte et uita' refers to a truncated version of the text which circulated as part of the corpus uetustius.
  • S14.1p (`de iuuentute et senectute'): Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De senectute et iuuentute {{ AL no. 32 }}
  • S14.1q (`de spiritu et respiracione'): Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De respiratione et inspiratione {{ }}
  • S14.1r (`de morte et uita'): Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De longitudine et breuitate uitae, tr. James of Venice to appear, AL vol. 16; Thorndike/Kibre 372. The title `De morte et uita' refers to a truncated version of the text which circulated as part of the corpus uetustius.
  • S14.1s: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De motu animalium, Latin tr. pr. in the Parua naturalia, Cologne 1491 (GW 2428), &c.; ed. P. De Leemans, AL 17/2 (2007).
  • S14.1t: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    De progressu animalium, tr. William of Moerbeke ed. P. De Leemans, AL 17/1–2 (2007); Thorndike/Kibre 385.
  • S14.1u: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    [pseud.] Physiognomia various texts listed, PAL 45–50 (nos. 62–72); to appear, AL vol. 19.
  • S14.1v: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    [pseud.] De pomo, tr. Manfred of Sicily ed. M. Plezia (Warsaw 1960); E. Acampora-Michel, Liber de pomo. Buch vom Apfel (Frankfurt 2001); PAL 51–2 (no. 75); Thorndike/Kibre 286, 302.
  • S14.1w (attrib. Aristotle): Costa ben Luca (Qusta b. Luqa) [late 9th cent.]
    (ps. Aristotle), De differentia spiritus et animae, tr. John of Seville ed. S. Barach, Excerpta ex libro Alfredi (Innsbruck 1878), 120–39; Thorndike/Kibre 771, 1212, 1526.
  • S14.1x: Aristotle [384–322 BC]
    [app.] De uita Aristotelis pr. in early editions of Aristotle's works, Venice 1496 (GW 2341), &c.; ed. I. Düring, Aristotle in the Ancient Biographical Tradition, Studia Graeca et Latina Gothoburgensia 5 (1957), 151–8; Thorndike/Kibre 138.

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