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Bloomington, Indiana University, Bloomington, Lilly Library at Indiana University,  Medieval and Renaissance 34
Description: ff. 129 - Bound in modern dark green morocco; in a brown marbled slipcase. - Bernardo Mendel (1895-1967); given to the Lilly Library with the Mendel Collection of travel books, 1964. - Byrd 1964, p. 46, no. 77.
Notes:-Other manuscript copies of the text are in El Escorial, Real Biblioteca de San Lorenzo, d.III.5, and Ghent, Bibliotheek der Rijksuniversiteit, MS 13, the latter made for Raphael de Marcatellis (1437-1508), who preferred manuscripts to printed books anyway (Derolez 1972, p.272).
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
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Language: Latin Country: Germany Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 129
Description: - Paper - Briquet 2511, similar to. Pair of scales within a circle. - 282 x 204 mm - Collation: i–x12, xi8+1 [last added to complete the text]; mostly without ruling (ink ruling from fol. 122v onwards) or with faint bounding lines only, 32–33 lines, written space approximately 200 mm. by 150 mm.; written in brown ink, blank spaces left for initials.
Country: GermanyCardinal point: southern
Region: City: Ulm?
Assigned Date: s. XVexSearchable Date Range: 1485 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Cursive Book Hand
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 5

Text 1: f. 1r
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Note of the circumference of the earth as 252,000 stadia 
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f. 23v   Johann Reger has added his birthplace "Chemmat" and date of composition of 1486 in Ulma.
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Text 2: f. 2r-76r
Author: Johann Reger
Other Associate: Ptolemy
Title: Registrum aplphabeticum super octo libros Ptolomei
Title: Registrum Alphabeticum super octo libros Ptolomei Incipit feliciter
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Albion insula, nunc vero anglia dicitur
Notes: On fol. 23v where the text lists the Bavarian village of Kemnath (“Chemmat”), Johann Reger indicates his birthplace, and that in 1486, in his thirty-second year, he “composuit hoc registrum in Ulma”. a concordance of places in the known world, with reference to the Ptolemy maps, usuallyin the form such as “li[ber] 5, ca[pitulum] 16, ta[bula] 4”, or whatever, together with notes about a place’s foundation and its famous people, including its religious history and associations with apostles, saints and martyrs, extracted and translated from Jean Germain’s La mappemode spirituelle of c. 1450 and notably absent from Ptolemy’s original. 

Text 3: f. 76v-79v
Author: Johann Reger
Other Associate: Ptolemy
Language(s): Latin
Explicit: gallica lingua vocatur Gand; finis est.
Notes: A few pages of further notes on places, including the vernacular translations of their Latin names 

Text 4: ff. 80r-122r
Author: Johann Reger
Title: De locis et mirabilibus mundi
Title: Incipit Registrum super Tractactum de tribus orbis partibus, ac variis naturis hominum: portentorum, Transformatorum, Necnon de diversis fluminibus aquarum, Insularum et montium,
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: De tribus partibus orbis
Explicit: finem numque habiturus est.
Notes: on the three known continents of the world, Europe, Africa and Asia, describing their geographical features, geology, marvels and monsters, exotic animals, wildmen and human hybrids, languages, weather, volcanoes, and other eye-catching information. 

Text 5: F. 122v-129r.
Title: Tabula Moderna
Language(s): Latin
Explicit: Mons seyr, 11.2.
Notes: Tabula modernaof place names not mentioned by Ptolemy.