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Arabus et Latinus

Α Β Γ Δ Ε Ζ Η Θ Ι Κ Λ Μ Ν Ξ Ο Π Ρ Σ Τ Υ Φ Χ Ψ Ω α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ ς τ υ φ χ ψ ω
The following characters have a special meaning.
Put them next to a word without a space between.
" "encloses a sequence of words so that the sequence is searched as a whole.
+The following word must appear.
-The following word must not appear.
~The following word should not appear but may appear.
<The following word should appear but is not as relevant as other words.
>The following word should appear and is more relevant than other words.
( )groups words together so that one of the prefixes above can be applied to the whole group.
*is a wildcard behind a word, representing null, one or several arbitrary characters.

Jordanus database now online at Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

JORDANUS, An International Catalogue of Mediaeval Scientific Manuscripts (ed. Menso Folkerts) is now available online on the server of the project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus at the address:

JORDANUS provides information about c.13.000 medieval manuscripts (500-1500 A.D.) dealing with mathematics in the broad sense, including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, computus, astronomy, astrology, optics, and mechanics. Most of these manuscripts are written in Latin, but they also include vernacular languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish).

For comments and questions, please write to Menso Folkerts.