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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Venice, in aedibus Aldi et Andreae Soceri, 1519

Title page:

‘Centum Ptolemaei sententiae ad Syrum fratrem a Pontano e Graeco in Latinum translatae atque expositae. Eiusdem Pontani libri XIIII de Reb<us> coeslestibus. Liber etiam de Luna imperfectus.’

Last page:

‘Venetiis in aedibus Aldi et Andreae Soceri, mense Septemb<re> M.D.XIX.’

Giovanni Pontano’s complete works, vol. III: Ptolemaica (2r-93r); De rebus coelestibus (95r-296v); De Luna fragmentum (297r-298r); chapter index ([PPPvi]r-QQQivr), other indices (QQQivv-RRRiiir) and notes (RRRiiiv-[RRRvii]r). The volume includes three letters by Petrus Summontius to Berardino Sanseverino (1v), to Andrea Matteo Acquaviva (94v) and to the reader (298v), as well as further letters (298v-301r).

Lit.

EDIT16: CNCE 47484

Exemplar

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, 4 A.gr.b 1226

2r‑93r

‘Ioannis Ioviani Pontani commentationum in centum sententiis Ptolemaei ad Federicum Urbini ducem liber primus. Tametsi publicarum rerum administratio, bellique gerendi cura deterrere me iure possunt, Federice dux fortissime… (2v) Ptolemaeus. A te et a scientia, fieri enim nequit ut qui sciens est particulares rerum formas pronuntiet… Pontanus. Nec medici, nec moralis philosophi sola est cognitio, sed quaedam etiam operatio — tum stellarum radii vel trahentes eas, vel impellentes pro qualitate aspectus et virium efficatia. Finis.’