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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Naples, Felix Stelliola, 1605

Title page:

‘Claudii Ptolemaei Magnae constructionis liber primus, cum Theonis Alexandrini commentariis, Io<anne> Baptista Porta Neap<oli> interprete. Neapoli, typis Foelicis Stelliolae, ad Portam Regalem, MDCV. Superiorum permissu.’

Last page:

‘Neapoli, ex officina Felicis Stelliolae, Ad Portam Regalem, MDCV. Superiorum permissu.’

Ptolemaica (single text).

Lit.

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Exemplar

Berlin, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science Library, Rara P9755m

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‘Claudii Ptolemaei Magnae constructionis liber primus. Prooemium. Qui legitime philosophati sunt, bene quidem, o Syre, contemplativam philosophiam ab activa mihi videntur… (3) Theonis Alexandrini commentarius in primum mathematic<ae> constructionis Ptolemaei librum. Prooemium. Saepe numero ab auditoribus honatus, fili Epiphani, ea commentari, quae unicuique difficilia iudicarunt — ubique tum in horizontem super sphaera recta. Finis.’