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Ptolemaeus

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Basel, Johannes Hervagius, 1533

Title page: ‘Iulii Firmici Materni iunioris siculi V. C. ad Mavortium Lollianum astronomicῶn lib<ri> VIII per Nicolaum Prucknerum astrologum nuper ab innumeris mendis uindicati. His accesserunt Claudii Ptolemaei Pheludiensis Alexandrini ἀποτελεσμάτων, quod Quadripartitum vocant, lib<ri> IIII. De inerrantium stellarum significationibus lib<er> I. Centiloquium eiusdem. Ex Arabibus et Chaldeis: Hermetis vetustissimi astrologi centum aphoris<morum> lib<er> I. Bethem Centiloquium. Eiusdem de horis planetarum liber alius. Almansoris astrologi propositiones ad Saracenorum regem. Zahelis Arabis de electionibus lib<er> I. Messahalah de ratione circuli et stellarum, et qualiter in hoc seculo operentur lib<er> I. Omar de nativitatibus lib<ri> III. Marci Manilii poetae dissertissimi astronomicῶn lib<ri> V. Postremo, Othonis Brunfelsii de diffinitionibus et terminis astrologiae libellus isagogicus. Basileae ex officina Ioannis Hervagii, mense Martio, anno M.D.XXXIII.’ Last page: ‘Basileae per Ioannem Hervagium, mense martio, anno M.D.CCCIII.’

Astrology: Nicolaus Pruckner, Epistola (I/[a1]v-a2r); Otho Brunfelsius, De diffinitionibus et terminis astrologiae libellus (I/a2v-[a6]r); Firmicus Maternus, Mathesis (I/[a6]v-244); Ptolemaica (II/1-74, 74-78 and 79-84); Hermes, Centiloquium (II/85-89); Bethen, Centiloquium (II/89-93); Capitula Almansoris (II/93-110); Bethen, De horis planetarum (II/110-112); Zael, De electionibus (II/112-114); Messahallah, Epistola de rebus eclipsium (II/115-118); Aomar, De nativitatibus (II/118-141); astrological notes (II/141-143); Manilius, Astronomica (II/[144]-[231]).

Lit. VD16 F 1119

Exemplar Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Res/2 A.gr.b. 604

II/1‑74

‘Cl<audii> Ptolomaei Pheludiensis Alexandrini Quadripartitum. Prooemium. Rerum, Iesure, in quibus est pronosticabilis scientiae stellarum perfectio magnas et praecipuas duas esse deprehendimus — hoc in loco huic libro finem imponere non incongruum existimamus.’

= Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (tr. Plato of Tivoli) (A.2.1). I, 1-21; II, 21-36; III, 36-60; IV, 60-74.

II/74‑78

‘Cl<audii> Ptolomaei Centiloquium sive Centum sententiae Io<vanni> Ioviano Pontano interprete. A te et a scientia, fieri enim nequit ut qui sciens est particulares rerum formas pronunciet — sin non moventur provincialis hostis erit.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Centiloquium (tr. Giovanni Pontano) (B.1.9), without the commentary.

II/79‑84

‘Cl<audii> Ptolemaei Inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum a Graceo 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) 10. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Inerrantium stellarum significationes (B.11).