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Ptolemaeus

Arabus et Latinus

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Work C.2.4

Anonymous
Responsum Tholomei ad sciendum utrum nativitas fuit masculina aut feminina

Text

‘(Oxford, BL, Ashmole 345) Responsum Tholomei ad sciendum utrum nativitas fuit masculina aut feminina. Dicit Tholomeus: Huius rei causa maxime proprie fuit a nativitate propter magnam convenientiam qui habet nativitas ― et similiter sunt descensiones opposite hiis, ut patet in figuris.’

Content

An explanation of Quadripartitum III.6 on whether a nativity is masculine or feminine.

Origin

Unknown. The earliest MS (Oxford, BL, Ashmole 345) was copied in England in the 14th c.

Bibl.

F. J. Carmody, Arabic Astronomical and Astrological Sciences in Latin Translation. A Critical Bibliography, Berkeley-Los Angdeles, 1956, 21 (no. 42).

Ed.

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