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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Work A.3.2

Ptolemy
De suppositione planetarum (tr. before 1595)

Text

‘(Schweinfurt, SB, Ha 16) Claudii Ptolomei De suppositione planetarum. Suppositiones, Syre, coelestium motuum in Magnae compositionis commentariis methodica ratione tradidimus — Stella autem Borealis termini obliqui circelli tanquam ad sequentia mundi grad. et sexages. Finis nec quicquam reliquum.’

Content

First part of Book I only (as in Greek).

Origin

Unknown. The only extant MS belonged to Johannes Praetorius, who left a note (f. 9r) saying that this version was sent to him by Herwart von Hohenburg in 1595.

Bibl.

P. O. Kristeller, Iter Italicum, III, London-Leiden, 1983, 693; 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, 46-47 and 335-336, no. 155 (entries by M. Folkerts).

Ed.

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