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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Strasbourg, Johann Knobloch, 1522

Title page:

‘Cla<udii> Ptolemaei Inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum e Graeco translatae. XII Romanorum menses in veteribus monimentis Romae reperti. Sex priorum mensium digestio ex sex Ovidii Fastorum libris excerpta. P. Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum lib<ri> VI.’

Classics: Ptolemaica (2r-12v); Romanorum menses in veteribus monimentis Romae reperti (13r-19r); Sex priorum mensium digestio ex sex Ovidii Fastorum libris excerpta (19v-24r). The last text announced on the front page (Ovid’s Fasti) is not in the Munich exemplar.

Lit.

VD16 P 5224

Exemplar

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, A.gr.b 3085

2r‑12v

‘Cla<udii> Ptolemaei inerrantium stellarum significationes per Nicolaum Leonicum e Graeco translatae. Ianuarius. K<al>. Sol elevari incipit, longiusculi fiunt dies, Aquila et Corona occidunt, tempestatemque efficiunt. IIII. Sol magis ascendit, Cancri medium occidit, ventique ponunt — (December) XI. Aquila exoritur vesperi. X. Capella matutino emergit. Reliquum deficit.’