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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Work C.4.3

Johannes Praetorius
Commentary on Ptolemy's Analemma

Text

‘(Schweinfurt, SB, H 9) Analemma Ptolemaei quomodo se in plano habeat. Instar analemma Ptolemaei — secundum (?) percipiuntur.’

Content

A commentary on Ptolemy’s Analemma (A.5).

Origin

The attribution to Johannes Praetorius (1537-1616) is uncertain, but the only known MS was copied him.

Bibl.

450 Jahre Copernicus „De revolutionibus“. Astronomische und mathematische Bücher aus Schweinfurter Bibliotheken. Ausstellung des Stadtarchivs Schweinfurt in Zusammenarbeit mit der Bibliotheken Otto Schäfer (21. November 1993 – 19. Juni 1994), ed. U. Müller, Schweinfurt, 1998, 45-46 and 358, no. 174 (entries by M. Folkerts).

Ed.

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