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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Basel, Henricus Petrus, 1548

Title page:

‘P. Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum lib<ri> VI, Tristium libri V, De ponto lib<ri> IIII. Item Claudii Ptolemaei Inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum e Graeco translatae. XII Romanorum menses in veteribus monimentis Romae reperti. Sex priorum mensium digestio ex sex Ovidii Fastorum libris excerpta. Adiecimus quoque in Fastorum libros scholia Philippi Melanchthonis. Basileae.’

Last page:

‘Basileae, per Henrichum Petri, anno salutis humanae M.D.XLVIII, mense Martio.’

Classics: Ovid’s Fasti and other works (3-465); Ptolemaica (Gg1v-Hh2v); Romanorum menses in veteribus monimentis Romae reperti (Hh3r-Ii1r); Sex priorum mensium digestio ex sex Ovidii Fastorum libris excerpta (Ii1v-Ii5v); Philipp Melanchthon, In libro I fastorum Ovidi scholia ([Ii6]r-[Kk8]r).

Lit.

VD16 O 1524

Exemplar

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, A.lat.a.997-2

Gg1v‑Hh2v

‘Claudii Ptolemaei inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum e Graeco translatae. Ianuarius. Kal. Sol elevari incipit, longiusculi fiunt dies, Aquila et Corona occidunt, tempestatemque efficiunt. 4. Sol magis ascendit, Cancri medium occidit, ventique ponunt — (December) 11. Aquila exoritur vesperi. 10. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’