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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Lyon, Sebastianus Gryphius, 1547

Title page:

‘P. Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum lib<ri> VI, quibus Cl<audii> Ptolemaei Inerrantium stellarum significationes, quod cum fastorum argumento maxime congruere viderentur, in graciam studiosorum praefiximus. Tristium lib<ri> V. De ponto lib<ri> IIII. Apud Seb<astianum> Gryphium, Lugduni, 1547.’

Classics: Ptolemaica (2-20); Ovid’s Fasti and other works (21-432).

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Exemplar

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France (https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb37254000p)

2‑20

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