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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Venice, Petrus Liechtenstein, 1509

Title page: ‘Sacratissime astronomie Ptholemei Liber diversarum rerum quem scrisit ad Heristhonem filium suum tractans compendiose de diversis rebus ut habetur in tabula que est in principio istius libri. MDVIII. Foelicibus astris prodeat in lucem ductu Petri Liechtenstein. Cum privilegio.’

Ptolemaica (single text), preceded by chapter index (1va-1vb).

Lit. EDIT 16: CNCE 60199

Exemplar Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 848#Beibd.1 a

2ra‑14rb

‘Sacratissime astronomie Ptholemei Liber diversarum rerum, Venetiis anno 1509 ex officina Petri Liechtenstein Coloniensis Germani faustissime prodeat in lucem ad commune bonum. Signorum alias utrum masculini generis, alia feminini — (13ra) Mars piper scuta et arma. (13rb) Sententia Aristotelis de Luna 14 continens capitula de imaginibus fabricandis pro diversis rebus. Aristoteles plenior artibus — (13vb) fuerit raptor et malus est 15. De mutatione aeris. Ut autem de temporum mutatione particulariter nosse verum desideraveris, regule que iam dicentur ab animo tuo non labantur. Prima die mensis Septembris, Icarus, custos plaustri, apparet — id est Canis ante unam diem. Finis. Laus Deo optimo maximoque. Explicit Liber diversarum rerum Ptholemei Philudiensis Alexandrini astronomorum principis clarissimi anno virginei partus 1509, die tertio Aprilis, Venetiis in aedibus Petri Liechtenstein Coloniensis Germani.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, Iudicia (B.12), including Pseudo-Aristotle’s De Luna, 13rb-13vb, and Pseudo-Ptolemy’s De temporum mutatione (B.9), 13vb-14rb (see below).

13vb‑14rb

‘De mutatione aeris. Ut autem de temporum mutatione particulariter nosse verum desideraveris, regule que iam dicentur ab animo tuo non labantur. Prima die mensis Septembris, Icarus, custos plaustri, apparet — id est Canis ante unam diem. Finis.’

= Pseudo-Ptolemy, De temporum mutatione (B.9), as the closing chapter of the preceding text.