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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Paris, Sébastien Cramoisy, 1630

Title page:

‘Uranologion sive systema variorum authorum qui de sphaera ac sideribus eorumque motibus graece commentati sunt. Sunt autem horum libri: Gemini, Achillis Tatii isagoge ad Arati Phaenomena; Hipparchi libri tres ad Aratum; Ptolemaei de apparentiis; Theodori Gazae de mensibus; Maximi, Isaaci Argyri, S. Andreae Cretensis computi. Omnia vel graece ac latine nunc primum edita vel ante non edita, cura et studio Dionysii Petavii Aurelianensis e Societate Iesu. Quod esse potest luculentissimum auctarium operis de doctrina temprum. Accesserunt variarum dissertationum libri octo ad authores illos intelligendos imprimis utiles eodem authore. Lutetiae Parisiorum, sumptibus Sebastiani Cramoisy, via Iacobaea, sub Ciconiis, M.DC.XXX, cum privilegio regis Christianis.’

Denis Petau’s Uranologion: dedicatory letter to Cardinal Richelieu (aiir-[ci]r); letter to the reader ([ci]v-ciiir); Petrus Victorius, letter to the reader (ciiiv); eulogies of Hipparchus and Achilles Statius ([civ]r); table of contents ([civ]v); Geminus of Rhodes, Elementa astronomie, tr. Edo Hildericus, Greek and Latin (1-70); Ptolemaica (71-94 and 94-101); Calendarium vetus Romanum cum ortu occasuque stellarum ex Ovidii Fastis… (102-111); Calendarium Romanum Constantini Magni temporibus… (112-119); Achilles Statius, Isagoge ad Arati Phaenomena, Greek and Latin (121-164); Achilles Statius, Fragmenta a Victorio edita, Greek (165-169); Hipparchus, Ad Arati et Eudoxi Phaenomena enarrationum, tr. Denis Petau, Greek and Latin (171-255); Eratosthenes, Ad Arati Phaenomena, Greek and Latin (256-267); ‘Arati genus et vita’ (268-276); Theodorus Gaza, Liber de mensibus, tr. Joannes Perrellus, Greek and Latin (277-312); Maximus the Confessor, Computus ecclesiasticus, Greek and Latin (313-357); Isaac Argyros, Computus, Greek and Latin (359-392); Andreas Hierosolymita, Computus paschalis, Greek and Latin (393-395); Fragmentum Graecum de paschate, in Greek (396-403); Denis Petau, notes to the texts edited above (403-424); subject index (425-428); Denis Petau, Variarum dissertationum ad Uranologion sive auctarium operis de doctrina temporum libri octo (II/[ai]r-338); indices to Part II (Ffiir-[ Ffvi]r). All texts in Part I are translated by Denis Petau unless otherwise indicated.

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Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, 2 A.gr.c. 17

71‑94

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‘Ptolemaei de apparentiis inerrantium et significationibus, Dyonisio Petavio interprete. Mensis Thoth sive September. Hora XIV, qua eest in cauda Leonis oritur Hipparcho. Etesiae desinunt. Eudoxo pluviae, tonitrua — quarum dies longissimus inter horas aequinoctiales XIV et XV continetur.’

= Ptolemy, De apparentiis inerrantium et significationibus (tr. Denis Petau) (A.4.2)

, together with the Greek text in two columns. Denis Petaus’s notes to the Greek text are given pp. 415-417: ‘Ad Ptolemaei libellum Graceum de Apparentiis. Sic in MS. conceptus erat titulus, ut edidimus — De quo libenter doceri me cupiam.’

94‑101

‘Cl<audii> 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. IV. Sol magis ascendit, Cancri medium occidit, ventique ponunt — (December) XI. Aquila exoritur vesperi. X. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’