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Ptolemaeus

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Venice, Johannes Hamman, 1496

Title page: ‘Epytoma Ioannis de Monte Regio in Almagestum Ptolomei’.

Ptolemaica (single text).

Lit. GW M37523; 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, 207-208 (no. *13806); A. C. Klebs, ‘Incunabula Scientifica et Medica’, Osiris 4 (1938), 1-359: 281 (no. 841.1).

Exemplar Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, 2 Inc.c.a. 3386 a

a2r‑[p7]v

‘Cl<audii> Ptolemei Alexandrini astronomorum principis ισ μεγαλιν σινταξιν, id est in Magnam constructionem Georgii Purbachii, eiusque discipuli Iohannis de Regio Monte Astronomicon epitoma. Reverendissimo in Christo patri ac domino domino Bessarioni episcopo Tusculano, sancte Romane ecclesie cardinali, patriarche Constantinopolitano, Iohannes Germanus de Regio Monte se offert devotissimum. Admiranti mihi sepenumero vel potius graviter et inique serenti tam raros esse etate nostra optimarum... (a4r) Liber primus universalis ambitus totius terre ad totum celum considerationes que necessario presupponende erant premittit, theoremata quoque que ad sphericas demonstrationes premittuntur enarrat, chordarum atque et arcuum tradit doctrinam, ascensiones demum recte sphere investigat. Prefatio. Recte profecto meo iudicio nobiliores philosophi scire distinxerunt inter theoricam philosophie et practicam partem — Quod postremo hoc in theoreumate explorare et cepto labori modum statuere decrevimus. Finis. Explicit Magne compositionis astronomicon epitoma Iohannis de Regio Monte. Impensis non minimis curaque et emendatione non mediocri virorum prestantium Casparis Grossch et Stephani Roemer, opera quoque et arte impressionis mirifica viri solertis Iohannis Hamman de Landoia, dictus Hertzog, felicibus astris expletum. Anno a prima rerum etherearum circuitione 8480, Sole in parte sextadecima Virginis gradiente, in hemispherio Veneto, anno salutis 1496 currente, pridie calen<darum> Septembris, Venetiis, Maximiliano Romanorum rege prumo faustissime imperante.’

= Regiomontanus, Epitome Almagesti (C.1.21). Preface, a2r-a3r; I, a4r-b2r; II, b2v-c2v; III, c3r-[d6]r; IV, [d6]r-e4v; V, e4v-[f8]v; VI, g1r-h4v; VII, [h5]r-i1r; VIII, i1v-k1r; IX, k1v-l2r; X, l2v-m4r; XI, m4v-n4r; XII, n4r-o3r; XIII, o3v-[p7]v.