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Man holding an orb from BL Harley 4350, f. 4

Man holding an orb from BL Harley 4350, f. 4

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Historiated initial 'I'(ntentio) of a man holding an orb at the beginning of Grosseteste's Computus correctorius, astronomical diagram at the bottom of the page. Image taken from f. 4 of Various astronomical and calendrical texts including Grosseteste's Computus correctorius (index Computus correctorius) (ff. 4-15), Sacro Bosco's Algorismus (ff. 15v-25v), Nemore's De plana sphaera (index Demonstratio de plana spera; Planispherium)(ff. 30-36v), Albumasar's De floribus astrorum (ff. 43v-67v), and a glossed Computus with calendar (ff. 68-119v). Written in Latin.

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1300 - 1500
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British Library
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