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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Work C.1.26

Johannes Noviomagus
Isagoge in Ptolomaei Phaenomena

Text

‘(ed. Cologne 1537) Isagoge in Ptolomaei Phaenomena. Ut igitur Phaenomena quae astrologiae primordia sunt rectius intelligantur a studiosis vocat in Meteoris. Finis.’

Content

Explanation of the star catalogue of the Almagest.

Origin

Published by Johannes Noviomagus [Johannes Bronkhorst] in 1537, as an introduction to his edition of Ptolemy’s star catalogue in George of Trebizond’s translation (A.1.4). Noviomagus addressed his work to Reinhard von Westerburg-Leiningen.

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