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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Work C.3.8

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De creticis diebus in continuis febribus et acutis

Text

‘(Paris, BnF, lat. 7316A) De creticis diebus in continuis febribus et acutis iuxta Ptolomeum secundum quod Lune status invenerit certificemus. Ad quod oportet scire Lunam in zodiaco 8 proportiones habere. Prima et principalis est existentia gradus in quo cum Sole est, et dicitur coniunctio… Iuxta ergo Ptolomeum vera cretica dies est prima, 7, 14, 20, 21 — quod si eundo obviat malignis vel fixis que dicuntur puthei sentiet eger passionis detrimentum.’

Content

A commentary on Centiloquium v. 60, dealing with the outcome of an illness from the aspects of the Moon to the Sun and other astrological configurations.

Origin

Unknown. The unique MS was copied in the 14th c. (Dell’Anna wrongly dates it to the 12th c.).

Bibl.

F. J. Carmody, Arabic Astronomical and Astrological Sciences in Latin Translation. A Critical Bibliography, Berkeley-Los Angeles, 1956, 21 (no. 39); G. Dell’Anna, Dies critici. La teoria della ciclicità delle patologie nel XIV secolo, Galatina, 1999, 2 vols, I, 87-90 and 141 n. 11-19.

Ed.

Dell’Anna, Dies critici…, II, 5-6.

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