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Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus

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Work C.3.22

Alexander Paduanus
Expositio super LX enuntiatum Ptolomei de figura XVI laterum

A commentary on Centiloquium v. 60 in Giovanni Pontano’s translation (B.1.9), written by Alexander Paduanus, who describes himself as a ‘philosopher and physician of Forli’. The only known manuscript dates from the sixteenth century and is probably Alexander Paduanus’s autograph.

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‘(Cesena, BCM, Comunitativa 167.123) Alexandri Paduani philosophi ac medici Foroliviensis Expositio super LX enuntiatum Ptolomei de figura XVI laterum. [text] Ptolomeus: Super aegrotis criticos dies inspice ac Lunae peragrationem in angulis figurae XVI laterum, uni enim eos angulos bene affectos inveneris, bene erit languenti, contra male, si eos afflictos inveneris. [comm.] Adeo varie locuti sunt doctores exponendo hanc sententiam Ptolomei ut vix quid sibi vellit coniectari — et intercidentibus atque vacuis. Et haec pro expositione huius enuntiati breviter dicta sufficiant.’

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