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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Basel, Johannes Walderus, 1536

Title page:

‘Sphaerae atque astrorum coelestium ratio, natura et motus ad totius mundi fabricationis cognitionem fundamenta. M.D.XXXVI. Valderius.’

Astronomy: Johannes Walderius, letter to the reader ([α1]v); Greek index and errata2r-α4v); Jacob Ziegler, De solidae sphaerae constructione (1-21); Pseudo-Proclus, De sphaera, with comm. Jacob Ziegler (22-84); ‘Hemicyclium Berosi ex Iacobi Ziegleri Landaui traditione’ (85-90); Aratos, Phaenomena, with comm. Leontios Greek (93-225); Ptolemaica (227-274); Jordanus of Nemore, De plana spera (275-294).

Lit.

VD16 P 8303

Exemplar

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, 4 A.gr.b. 1194

227‑274

‘Rodulphi Brughensis ad Theodorichum Platonicum in traductionem Planispherii Claudii Ptolemaei praefatio. Quemadmodum Ptolomaeus et ante eum nonnulli veteris authoritatis viri antiquas scribunt historias… (232) Claudii Ptolemaei sphaerae aplanetis proiectio in planum incipit. Cum sit possibile, o Syre, et plurimum necessarium ut in plano represententur circuli in sphaeram corpoream incidentes — cum ipsis circulis tropicis et cum circulis meridianis signa distinguentibus.’

= Ptolemy, Planispherium (tr. Hermann of Carinthia) (A.6.1)

, Class I. Translator’s preface, 227-232; text, 232-274.