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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Cologne, Gualtherus Fabricius, 1555

Title page:

  ‘P. Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum libri sex, quibus accessere Claudii Ptolemaei Inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum e Graeco translatae. XII Romanorum menses in veteribus monimentis Romae reperti. Sex priorum mensium digestio ex Ovidii Fastorum sex libris excerpta. Adiecimus quoque in Fastorum libros scholia Philippi Melanchthonis. Coloniae Agrippinae, excudebatur Gualthero Fabricio IV.L., anno M.D.LV.’

Classics: Ovid, Fasti (3-160); letter to the reader dated 17 August 1534 (161); Ptolemaica (162-176); Philipp Melanchthon, In libro I fastorum Ovidi scholia (177-190). Two items listed on the front page are not found in this edition: ‘XII Romanorum menses…’ and ‘Sex priorum mensium…’.

Lit.

VD16 O 1615

Exemplar

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, A.lat.a. 2614 g

162‑176

‘Clau<dii> 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. 4. Sol magis ascendit, Cancri medium occidit, ventique ponunt — (December) 11. Aquila exoritur vesperi. 10. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’