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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Venice, Erhardus Ratdolt, 1484

Title page: --- Last page: ‘Impressum in Venetiis per Erhardum Ratdolt de Augusta die 15 mensis Januarii 1484.’

Ptolemaica (a2r-[f6]r, [f6]r-[f6]v and [f6]v-[i4]r), preceded by a horoscopic diagram summarising the 12 houses (a1v).

Lit. GW M36411; L. Hain, Repertorium bibliographicum in quo libri omnes ab arte typographica inventa usque ad annum MD typis expressi ordine alphabetico vel simpliciter enumerantur vel adcuratius recensentur opera, II.2, Stuttgart-Paris, 1838, 174 (no. *13543); A. C. Klebs, ‘Incunabula Scientifica et Medica’, Osiris 4 (1938), 1-359: 266 (no. 814.1).

Exemplar Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, 4 Inc.c.a. 378

a2r‑[f6]r

‘Liber quadripartiti Ptolomaei, id est quattuor tractatuum in radicanti discretione per stellas de futuris et in hoc mundo constructionis et destructionis contingentibus, cuius in primo tractatu sunt 24 capitula. Incipit capitulum primum in collectione intellectus scientiae iudiciorum astrorum. Prohoemium. Rerum, Iesure, in quibus est pronosticabilis scientiae stellarum profectio magnas et precipuas duas esse deprehendimus — hoc in loco huic libro finem i<m>ponere non incongruum existimamus. Explicit liber 4 Ptholomei in radicanti discretione per stellas de futuris et in hoc mundo constructionis et destructionis contingentibus.’

= Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (tr. Plato of Tivoli) (A.2.1). I, a2r-[b5]r; II, [b5]r-[c7]v; III, [c7]v-[e5]v; IV, [e6]r-[f6]r.

[f6]r‑[f6]v

‘Scientia proiectionis radiorum. Cum proiectionem radiorum stellarum scire volueris, scias gradus ascendentis et super eum 4 angulos — et quod collectum fuerit erit locus radiationis equate.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Liber proiectionis radiorum stellarum (B.18).

[f6]v‑[i4]r

‘Incipit liber centum verborum Ptholomei. Dixit Ptolomeus: Iam scripsi tibi, Iesure, libros de hoc quod operantur stelle in hoc seculo… Verbum primum in cognitione eorum quae verum iudicium perhibent. Sciencia stellarum ex te et ex illis est… ([f7]r) Expositio Haly super primo verbo. Quod dixit Ptholomeus, ex te et illis, significat quod qui res futuras scire desiderat… Et aliis modis multis dixit Ptholomeus: Mundanorum mutatio ad hoc et ad aliud corporum supercelestium… Doctrina stellarum ex te que ex illis est. Nec est doctrina in eis ut propter hand formam — et ego Deum praecor ut te diligat, quoniam perfecta est huius libri translatio 17 die mensis Marcii, 12 die mensis Gumedi secundi anno Arabum 530. Liber Ptholomei quattuor tractatuum cum centiloquio eiusdem Ptholomei et commento Haly feliciter finit.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (tr. Plato of Tivoli) (B.1.2), with v. 1 also given in the ‘Mundanorum’ version (B.1.4) and in Adelard of Bath’s translation (B.1.1).