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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Work A.4.1

Ptolemy
Kitāb fī Ṭulūʿ al-thawābit

Bibl.

al-Masʿūdī, Kitāb al-tanbīh wa-l-ishrāf (ed. Baghdad, AH 1357, pp. 15-16). Otto Neugebauer, ‘An Arabic Version of Ptolemy’s Parapegma from the “Phaseis”’, Journal of the American Oriental Society 91 (1971), pp. 506. Julio Samsó and Blas Rodríguez, ‘La Pháseis de Ptolomeo y el Kitāb al-Anwā’ de Sinān b. Ṯābit’, Al-Andalus 41 (1976), pp. 15-48. Julio Samsó, ‘De nuevo sobre la traducción árabe de las Pháseis de Ptolomeo y la influencia clásica en los Kutub al-Anwāʾ’, Al-Andalus 41 (1976), pp. 471-479. Régis Morelon, ‘Fragment arabe du premier livre du Phaseis de Ptolémée’, Journal for the History of Arabic Science 5 (1981), pp. 3-22.

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