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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Work A.4.1

Ptolemy
Inerrantium stellarum apparitiones et significationum collectio (tr. Federico Bonaventura)

Text

‘(ed. Urbino 1592) Claudii Ptolemaei inerrantium stellarum apparitiones et significationum collectio, Federico Bonaventura interprete. Inerrantium stellarum apparitiones quot nam habeant differentias quasve causas — in quo dici magnitudo ad horas 15 extenditur. Finis.’

Content

Book II only (as in Greek).

Origin

Translated from the Greek by Federico Bonaventura (1555-1602) and published by him in 1592. Bonaventura used a Greek MS which belonged to Gian Vincenzo Pinelli (1535-1601), whose library was acquired by the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan in 1608, but no MS of the Phaseis is found there (see Heiberg).

Bibl.

C. Wachsmuth, Iohanni Laurentii Lydi Liber de ostentis et calendaria Graeca omnia, Leipzig, 1897, lii-lviii; J. L. Heiberg, Claudii Ptolemaei opera quae exstant omnia, II: Opera astronomica minora, Leipzig, 1907, clii-cliv.

Ed.

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EDS

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