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Basel, Johannes Hervagius, 1551

Title page: ‘Iulii Firmici Materni iunioris siculi V. C. ad Mavortium Lollianum astronomicῶn libri VIII per Nicolaum Prucknerum astrologum nuper ab innumeris mendis uindicati. His accesserunt Claudii Ptolemaei Pheludiensis Alexandrini ἀποτελεσμάτων, quod Quadripartitum vocant, lib<ri> IIII. De inerrantium stellarum significationibus lib<er> I. Centiloquium eiusdem. Ex Arabibus et Chaldaeis: Hermetis vetustissimi astrologi centum aphoris<morum> lib<er> I. Bethem Centiloquium. Eiusdem de horis planetarum liber alius. Almanzoris astrologi propositiones ad Saracenorum regem. Zahelis Arabis de electionibus lib<er> I. Messahalah de ratione circuli et stellarum, et qualiter in hoc seculo operentur lib<er> I. Omar de nativitatibus lib<ri> III. Marci Manilii poetae dissertissimi astronomicῶn lib<ri> V. Postremo, Othonis Brunfelsii de diffinitionibus et terminis astrologiae libellus isagogicus. Basileae, per Ioannem Hervagium, anno salutis humanae M.D.LI, mense Aprili.’ Last page: ‘Basileae, ex officina Ioannis Hervagii, anno salutis humanae M.D.LI, mense Aprili.’

Astrology: Nicolaus Pruckner, Epistola (I/a2r-a3v); Otho Brunfelsius, De diffinitionibus et terminis astrologiae libellus (I/a4r-[a6]v); Firmicus Maternus, Mathesis (I/1-244); Ptolemaica (II/1-74, 74-78 and 79-84); Hermes, Centiloquium (II/85-89); Bethen, Centiloquium (II/89-93); Capitula Almansoris (II/93-110); Bethen, De horis planetarum (II/110-112); Zael, De electionibus (II/112-114); Messahallah, Epistola de rebus eclipsium (II/115-118); Aomar, De nativitatibus (II/118-141); astrological notes (II/141-143); Manilius, Astronomica (II/144-224); chapter index to Firmicus Maternus’s Mathesis (225-227).

Lit. VD16 F 1120

Exemplar Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, 2 A.lat.b. 338

II/79‑84

‘Cl<audii> Ptolomaei Inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum a Graceo translatae. Ianuarius. K<al.>: Sol elevari incipit, longiusculi fiunt dies, Aquila et Corona occidunt, tempestatemque efficiunt. 4. Sol magis ascendit, Cancri medium occidit, ventique ponunt — (December) 10. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Inerrantium stellarum significationes (B.11).

II/1‑74

‘Cl<audii> Ptolomaei Pheludiensis Alexandrini Quadripartitum. Prooemium. Rerum, Iesure, in quibus est pronosticabilis scientiae stellarum perfectio magnas et praecipuas duas esse deprehendimus — hoc in loco huic libro finem imponere non incongruum existimamus.’

= Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (tr. Plato of Tivoli) (A.2.1). I, 1-21; II, 21-36; III, 36-60; IV, 60-74.

II/74‑78

‘Cl<audii> Ptolomaei Centiloquium sive Centum sententiae Io<vanni> Ioviano Pontano interprete. A te et a scientia, fieri enim nequit ut qui sciens est particulares rerum formas pronunciet — sin non moventur provincialis hostis erit.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (tr. Giovanni Pontano) (B.1.9), without the commentary.