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Work A.2.6

Quadripartitum (tr. William of Moerbeke)

Text ‘(ed Vuillemin-Diem/Steel) In primo libro iudicialium Claudii Ptholomei ad Syrum insunt ista capitula… (chapter index). Prohemium. Capitulum primum. Hiis qui instituunt per astronomiam pronosticum finem, o Syre, cum duo insint maxima et principalissima: unum quidem quod primum est ordine et virtute — Consummata iam geneatici sermonis specie summatim, bene utique habebit huic tractatui convenientem imponere finem. Explicit liber quartus Ptholomei.’

Origin Translated from Greek by William of Moerbeke between 1266 and 1269.

Bibl. C. H. Haskins, Studies in the History of Mediaeval Science, Cambridge, 1927 (2nd ed.), 111-112; L. Anthonis, ‘Iudicialia ad Syrum: Une traduction de Guillaume de Moerbeke du Quadripartitum de Cl. Ptolémée’, in Guillaume de Moerbeke. Recueil d’études à l’occasion du 700e anniversaire de sa mort (1286), eds J. Brams, W. Vanhamel, Leuven, 1989, 253-255; G. Vuillemin-Diem, C. Steel, Ptolemy’s Tetrabiblos in the Translation of William of Moerbeke. Claudii Ptolemaei liber iudicialium, Leuven, 2015; D. Juste, ‘The Impact of Arabic Sources on European Astrology: Some Facts and Numbers’, Micrologus 24 (2016), 173-194: 186-187 (n. 9).

Ed. Vuillemin-Diem/Steel.


Oxford, BL, Digby 179, s. XIV, f. 171ra-208vb

Venice, BNM, lat. XIV.242 (4295), s. XV, f. 1ra-12vb