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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Padua, Paolo Frambotto, 1658

Title page:

‘Cl<audii> Ptolemaei Pelusiensis mathematici Opus de siderum iudiciis quadripartitum e Graeco codice in Latinum sermonem per Antonium Gogavam Graviensem, iampridem translatum cum approbatione Gemmae Frisii medici et mathematici clarissimi, denuo editum praepositis ad singula capita breviariis vel notationibus D. Placidi de Titis Perusini a mathematicis sereniss<imi> et reverendiss<imi> Leopoldi Guilelmi archiducis Austriae etc., et in Florentissima Ticinensi academia mathematices interpretis, Patavii, 1658. Typis Pauli Frambotti. Sup<eriorum> permissu.’

Placidus de Titis, dedicatory letter to the members of the Senate of Milan (§2r-§3r); Gemma Frisius, preface to the edition Leuven 1548 (§3v-§4r); Placidus de Titis, letter to the reader (§4r-§5r); chapter index of the Quadripartitum 5v-§§1r); Errata (§§1v-§§2v); Ptolemaica (1-178 and 179-192). The exemplar used is paginated 1-168 and 149-192.

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Exemplar

Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale (published by Europeana Collections, shelfmark not given).

1‑178

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‘Cl<audii> Ptolemaei Pelusiensis mathematici Opus de siderum iudiciis quadripartitum cum breviariis ad singula capita D. Placidi de Titis. Liber primus. Cap. I. Duo innuit cognoscenda in hac arte, familiaritates astrorum per motum acquisitas et eorum ad agendum naturas… Duo sunt, Syre, quibus pervenitur ad astronomicas praedictiones, praecipua quidem et maxima. Unum quod primum et loco est potestate, quo Solis, Lunae et stellarum motuum configurationes — si mathematici causam erudite cum ea quae extemperatura nascitur, comparemus. Finis libri quarti.’

= Placido de Titi, Summary of the Quadripartitum (C.2.41)

. Book I, 1-51; II, 52-94; III, 95-160; IV, 161-178 (with pp. 169-198 wrongly paginated 149-178).

179‑192

‘Claudii Ptolemaei Centiloquium sive Centum sententiae Io<vanni> Ioviano Pontano interprete. A te et a scientia, fieri enim nequit ut qui sciens est particulares rerum formas pronunciet — sin non moventur provincialis hostis erit. Finis.’