Project icon: lavishly furnished initial letter with a painting of Ptolemy using an astrolab.

Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

Α Β Γ Δ Ε Ζ Η Θ Ι Κ Λ Μ Ν Ξ Ο Π Ρ Σ Τ Υ Φ Χ Ψ Ω α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ ς τ υ φ χ ψ ω
The following characters have a special meaning.
Put them next to a word without a space between.
" "encloses a sequence of words so that the sequence is searched as a whole.
+The following word must appear.
-The following word must not appear.
~The following word should not appear but may appear.
<The following word should appear but is not as relevant as other words.
>The following word should appear and is more relevant than other words.
( )groups words together so that one of the prefixes above can be applied to the whole group.
*is a wildcard behind a word, representing null, one or several arbitrary characters.

Paris, Joannes de Porta, 1519

Title page: ‘Quadripartitum iudiciorum opus Claudii Ptolemei Pheludiensis ab Ioanne Sieurreo Brittuliano Bellovacensi p<er>belle recognitum.’ Last page: ‘Venundantur Parhisiis in edibus Ioannis de Porta in vico Sancti Ioannis Lateranensis sub signum dive Virginis Marie et in vico Cirhare in officina libraria vico Mathurinorum directe opposita.’

Ptolemaica (single text).

Lit. ---

Exemplar London, British Library, General Reference Collection 531.g.2.(5.)

IIr‑LIIv

‘([II]r) Ad strennuum equitem auratum Seraphinum Tyllettum prothonatorium et christianissimi regis secretarium supremeque curie parlamentee civilem grapharium Ioannis Sieurrei Brittuliani Bellovacensis in Quadripartiti Ptolomei recognitionem prefatio. Felices essent artes magnifice Seraphine — ([II]v) Ex edibus nostris Navarricis anno ab uberibus Marie millesimo quingentesimo decimonono, undecimo kalendas Octobris, Sole septimum Libre radiante. (IIIr) Primus tractatus. Capitulum primum primi tractatus libri quadripertiti Ptolemei in collectione intellectus scientie iudiciorum astrorum. Caput primum. Rerum, Iesure, in quibus est prenosticabilis scientie stellarum perfectio magnas et precipuas duas esse deprehendimus — (LIv) hoc in loco huic libro finem imponere non incongruum existimavimus. Explicit liber quadripartiti Ptholomei. (LIv) Tabula capitulorum Quadripartiti Ptholomei… (LIIr) Habes, candide lector, hoc in loco que calcographi…’

= Ptolemy, Quadripartitum (tr. Plato of Tivoli) (A.2.1). Dedicatory letter, [II]r-[II]v; Book I, IIIr-XVr; II, XVr-XXVIr; III, XXVIr-XLIIr; IV, XLIIr-LIv; chapter index, LIv-LIIr; Errata, LIIr-LIIv.