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Ptolemaeus

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Work C.3.13

Regiomontanus
Ex Centiloquio Ptolemei

Text

‘(Vienna, ÖNB, 10745). Ex Centiloquio Ptolemei. 1. Hali duplum exponit hoc verbum. Ex te et tuo experimento et illis, scilicet scriptis maiorum, aliter ex te scilicet — mors regis Egipti, hostes ingressi sunt Egiptum.’

Content

A summary and paraphrase of the Centiloquium in Plato of Tivoli’s translation, v. 1-4, 6, 9-10, 13-16, 18-26, 29-30, 33, 37-38, 41-54, 57, 60, 62-65, 67-69, 71-73, 77, 80-81, 83-85, 87, 89-92, 95-96 and 99-100.

Origin

The only known MS is Regiomontanus’s autograph, which, according to Zinner (E. Zinner, Regiomontanus: His Life and Work, Amsterdam-New York-Oxford-Tokyo, 1990 (tr. from Leben und Wirken des Joh. Müller von Köningsberg, genannt Regiomontanus, Osnabrück, 1968, with supplements), 49) was copied c. 1461.

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