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Work C.2.10

Luca Gaurico
Paraphrases et annotationes in Claudii Ptolomaei libro II Apotelesmatum super luminum eclypsibus

Text ‘(ed. Rome 1539) Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Apotelesmatum lib<ri> II capite VII de tempore eventuum. Primum in unaquaque regione, cuius situs ratione comprehensus est… Ptolomaeus Centiloquii enunciatio XXIIII. Effectus luminarium in cardinibus geniturarum… (Fiiiv) L. Gauricus. Ptolemaeus ab intervallo ascendentis ac loci defectus docuit invenire tempus in quo luminarium eclypses incipiunt suos producere effectus — vel alcocodea maximum vitae periculum vel infirmitatem magnam, nisi fortunae aspexerint. Finis.’

Content A commentary on Quadripartitum, II, on eclipses. The commentary also uses other sources, including the Centiloquium.

Origin Published by Luca Gaurico in 1539, in a volume containing other astrological works and addressed to Alfonso d’Avalos. The title of the work is taken from the title page of the volume.

Bibl. L. Thorndike, A History of Magic and Experimental Science, V, New York, 1941, 257-258 and n. 22.


Rome, Antonius Bladus Asulanus, 1539, sig. Fiiir-[Liii]r