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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Lyon, Sebastianus Gryphius, 1546

Title page:

‘Pub<lii> Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum lib<ri> VI, Tristium lib<ri> V, De ponto lib<ri> IIII. Apud Seb<astianum> Gryphium, Lugduni, 1546.’

Classics: Ovid’s Fasti and other works (3-389); letter to the reader, dated Lyon, 17 August 1534 (390); Ptolemaica (bbb4r-[ccc4v]).

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Lyon, Bibliothèque Municipale, B 509665

bbb4r‑[ccc4v]

‘Cl<audii> 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. IIII. Sol magis ascendit, Cancri medium occidit, ventique ponunt — (December) XI. Aquila exoritur vesperi. X. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’