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Claudius Ptolemaeus Ptolemy's tetrabiblos in the translation of William of Moerbeke
Claudii Ptolemaei liber iudicialium
First ever edition of the Latin translation of Ptolemy's masterwork. This is the first edition ever of Moerbeke's Latin translation of Ptolemy's celebrated astrological handbook, known under the title Tetrabiblos or Quadripartitum (opus). Ptolemy's treatise (composed after 141 AD) offers a systematic overview of astrological science and had, together with his Almagest, an enormous influence up until the 17th century. In the Latin Middle Ages the work was mostly known through translations from the...
Latijn, Engels, 1 online resource (PDF, 456 pagina's, 6557252 bytes), Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2017