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Ptolemaeus

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Basel, per haeredes Andreae Cratandri, 1540

Title page: ‘Ioannis Ioviani Pontani librorum omnium quos soluta oratione composuit tomus tertius, in quo Centum Ptolemaei sententiae a Pontano e Graeco in Latinum translatae atque expositae. Eiusdem Pontani de Rebus coeslestibus libri XIIII. De Luna liber imperfectus. Basileae, M.D.XL.’ Last page: ‘Basileae, per haeredes Andreae Cratandri, mense Augusto, anno M.D.XL.’

Giovanni Pontano’s complete works, vol. III: chapter index ([a1]v-[a4]v); Ptolemaica (1-170); De rebus coelestibus (173-550); De Luna fragmentum (551-553); Petrus Summontius, letter to the reader (553); other letters (554-555).

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Exemplar Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Opp. 671 e-3

1‑170

‘Ioannis Ioviani Pontani commentationum in centum Claudii Ptolemaei sententias ad Federicum Urbini ducem liber primus. [preface] Tametsi publicarum rerum administratio, bellique gerendi cura deterrere me iure possunt, Federice dux fortissime… (2) [text] I. Ptolemaeus. A te et a scientia, fieri enim nequit ut qui sciens est particulares rerum formas pronuntiet… [comm.] Pontanus. Nec medici, nec moralis philosophi sola est cognitio, sed quaedam etiam operatio — (164) [text] … sin non moventur provincialis hostis erit. [comm.] … tum stellarum radii vel trahentes eas, vel impellentes pro qualitate aspectus et virium efficatia. Commentariorum Ioannis Ioviani Pontani in centum Ptolemaei sententias finis.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (tr. Giovanni Pontano) (B.1.9).