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UC167. Will of William Warmyster, 13 October 1457; King's College

4 identified entries found.
  • UC167.1: 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.
    Logica uetus compriseda. the Isagoge of Porphyrius, tr. Boethius: ed. L. Minio-Paluello, AL 1/6–7 (1966), 5–31. b. Aristotle's Categoriae (usually called Praedicamenta), tr. Boethius: ed. L. Minio-Paluello, AL 1/1–5 (1961), 5–41. c. his De interpretatione (usually called Peri ermenias), tr. Boethius: ed. L. Minio-Paluello, AL 2/1–2 (1965), 5–38. d. Liber sex principiorum (attrib. to Aristotle, perh. by Gilbert de la Porrée): ed. L. Minio-Paluello, AL 1/6–7 (1966), 35–58. e. Boethius, Liber diuisionum: CPL 887. f. Boethius, De differentiis topicis: CPL 889. [Some copies, e.g. FA8.307, contained other texts in addition.]
  • UC167.2: 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.
  • UC167.3a: P. Papinius Statius [AD c45–c96]
    Thebais (`magnus') pr. with Achilleis, [Rome c. 1470] (Rhodes 1641), [Parma before 1473] (Goff S701), &c.; ed. A. Klotz & T. C. Klinnert, Teubner (19732).
  • UC167.3b: Q. Horatius Flaccus (Horace) [65–8 BC]
    Opera ed. F. Klingner, Teubner (1950); ed. S. Borzsák, Teubner (1984).

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