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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Lyon, Sebastianus Gryphius, 1539

Title page:

‘Pub<lii> Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum lib<ri> VI, Tristium lib<ri> V, De ponto lib<ri> IIII. Lugduni, apud Seb<astianum> Gryphium, 1539.’

Classics: Ovid’s Fasti and other works (3-418); letter to the reader, dated Lyon, 17 August 1534 (ddd2r); Ptolemaica (ddd2v-[ccc4r]). The signature of the Ptolemaic section does read ‘d’ then ‘c’.

Lit.

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Exemplar

Rome, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, 2A-2Z⁸3a-3d⁸3e⁴

ddd2v‑[ccc4r]

‘Cla<udii> Ptolemaei inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum e Graeco translatae. Ianuarius. K<al>. Sol elevari incipit, longiusculi fiunt dies, Aquila et Corona occidunt, tempestatemque efficiunt. IIII. Sol magis ascendit, Cancri medium occidit, ventique ponunt — (December) XI. Aquila exoritur vesperi. X. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’