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Work C.2.32

Conrad Dasypodius
In IIII libros Ptolemaei De astrorum iudiciis sive Apotelesmaticos resolutiones

Text

‘(ed. Basel 1578) [title] Cunradi Dasypodii in IIII libros Cl<audii> Ptolemaei de astrorum iudiciis sive Apotelesmaticos resolutiones. (765-768) [preface] Nobilitate, doctrina atque prudentia excellentiss<imo> atque ornatissimoque equiti Holsato, Henrico Ranzovio, serenissimi regis Daniae etc., in ducatibus Holsatiae, Slesuvitz et Dietmarsch vicario atque consiliario, domino in Bredenberg, Rantzovilsheim, Vandesburg etc., domino et mecoenati suo observandissimo S. D. In libris Ptolemaei Apotelesmaticis duo praecipue laude digna sunt, unum quidem magnitudino et excellentia rerum — in has regias disciplinas impendis ad nobilissimae et antiquissimae vestrae familiae laudem et gloriam amplificandam et cultum mathematωn augendum. Val<e>. 24 Iulii 1578, Argentinae. T. cliens. Cunradus Dasypodius mathematicus. (769) [title] Cl<audii> Ptolemaei Phelusiensis IIII lib<rorum> de astrorum iudiciis, aut ut vulgo vocant Quadripartitae constructionis, brevis et succincta resolutio autore Cunrado Dasypodio Argentoratensis academiae mathematico ordinario. (769-801) [book i] Hoc volumen dividitur in (1) prooemium, quo tria docet — circa honores. Finis libri primi. (801-822) [book ii] Claudii Ptolemaei mathematici clarissimi de iudiciis astrorum liber II. Caput primum. 1. Locus et est effectus — borealis. Finis libri secundi. (823-829) [book iii] Claudii Ptolemaei Pelusiensis de iudiciis astrorum liber III. Caput primum. Exordium rerum peculiariter hominibus contingentium — et beneficae in occidentali angulo. Finis tertii libri. (829-832) [book iv] Claudii Ptolemaei de iudiciis astrorum liber IIII. Caput primum. De nati fortunis. Magna fortuna in divitiis octo modis habentur — per ingressus planetarum in praecipua loca. Finis librorum Apotelesmaticorum IIII.’

Content

A summary of the Tetrabiblos in tabular form.

Origin

Composed in Strasbourg in 1578 (24 July according to the preface) and addressed to Heinrich Rantzau.

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