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Ptolemaeus

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Work C.1.27

Erasmus Oswaldus Schreckenfuchsius
In Almagesti priores tres libros annotationes

Text ‘(ed. Basel 1551) (a1r-a6r) Erasmi Osvaldi Schrekhenfuchsii ad lectorem praefatio, qua Claud<ii> Ptolemaei in Almagesto difficiliora explicantur. In primis duobus libris, optime lector, breviusculis annotationibus — habebit magnum aditum ad reliqua vale. Praefationis Erasmi Osvaldi Schrekhenfuchsii ad lectorem finis. (b1r-f3v) Eras<mi> Osvaldi Schrekhenfuchsii in Magnae compositionis Cl<audii> Ptolemaei Pelusiensis Alexandrini libri I annotationes. Caput II. Propositi autem] In hoc capite proponitur totius Almagesti series ac ordo — (f3v ) 219 dierum, 17 horarum et 58 min<utorum> hactenus de hoc capite. Eras<mi> Osvaldi Schrekhenfuchsii in Almagesti priores tres libros annotationum finis’ (followed by two astronomical figures, f4r-f4v).

Content Lemmatic commentary on Almagest I-III, preceded by a Praefatio ad lectorem.

Origin Written by Erasmus Oswaldus Schreckenfuchsius (1511-1579), professor of mathematics at the University of Freiburg, as a reading aid to the Almagest in the translation of George of Trebizond (A.1.4), which he published in 1551.

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Basel, Henricus Petrus, 1551, sig. a1r-f4vImages