By Marshall Clagett
This quantity keeps Marshall Clagett's reviews of some of the facets of the technology of historic Egypt. the quantity supplies a discourse at the nature and accomplishments of Egyptian arithmetic and in addition informs the reader as to how our wisdom of Egyptian arithmetic has grown because the e-book of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus towards the top of the nineteenth century. the writer charges and discusses interpretations of such authors as Eisenlohr, Griffith, Hultsch, Peet, Struce, Neugebauer, Chace, Glanville, van der Waerden, Bruins, Gillings, and others. He additionally additionally considers reports of newer authors comparable to Couchoud, Caveing, and Guillemot.
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The text is divided into five parts. The first three parts are about the seminal virtue, the way to obtain it, its use and action on matter with the aim to produce artificial gold as good as the natural one. The fourth part Benjamin Fauré 33 adds some details about the operations and redirects the main theme towards medical alchemy. The fifth part begins with a few lines summarizing the work and addresses the medical virtues of gold. The author of the Disputatio borrows the concept of seminal reasons from Augustine and quotes him in the first part of the treatise: Circa primum sciendum est quod talis virtus seminativa convenientius elici potest ex auro, quod probatur per beatum Augustinum super [Genesi], ubi dicit : insunt enim rebus corporeis omnia mundi elementa, quedam occulte seminarie rationes, quibus cum data fuerit oportunitas causalis atque temporalis prorumpunt in causas debitas et species suis modis et finibus.
Is literally reproduced, the Decretum Gratiani « in capitulo 26, questione quinta. Nec mirum ». See Aemilius Ludovicus Richter, “Decretum Gratiani emendatum et notationibus illustratum,” in JacquesPaul Migne, Patrologiae Latinae, t. 187 (Brepols, 1995) (original ed. 1855), Cause XXVI, Question V, Canon XIV, « Que magorum prestigiis fiunt non vera, sed fantastica esse probantur », col. 1034. 17 Etienne Gilson, Introduction à l’étude de Saint Augustin (Paris : J. Vrin, 1969), 269-71 ; John B. Brady, “Saint Augustine’s Theory of Seminal Reasons,” The New Scholasticism 38 (1964) : 142-3.
Author : anonymous. No title. 33 5. Nelahozeves, Roudnice Lobkowitz Library (Nelahozeves Castle), ms. VI Fd 26, XVth century, f. 100-112 (Latin). Author : anonymous. 34 6. Wien, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, ms. 5510, XVth or XVIth century, f. 122r-124v (Latin). Author : anonymous. 35 7. München, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, clm 26059, XVIth century (1507-1508), f. 109r-119v (Latin). Author : anonymous. 36 8. Leiden, Universiteitsbibliotheek, ms. Voss. Chym. Q 33, XVIth century (1533 or before), f.
Ancient Egyptian Science, A Source Book. Volume Three: Ancient Egyptian Mathematics (Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society) by Marshall Clagett