Ptolemy's "Tetrabiblos" in the Translation of William of Moerbeke Claudii Ptolemaei Liber Iudicialium (English and Latin Edition)

By: Vuillemin-Diem, Gudrun & Carlos Steel, editors

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X + 443 pp. Index graeco-latinus, index latino-graecus. Supplementum latinum. Bibliography. Some Greek, text in Latin, else English. Grey cloth with blind stamped medieval scholar, blue gilt to spine. Covers clean and nice, small bit of shelf soil at the top edge, boards just slightly bowed, otherwise crisp and clean. Nice copy. The first edition ever of William of Moerbeke's Latin translation of Ptolemy's celebrated astrological handbook. Ptlemy's treatise offers a systematic overview of astrological science and had, an enormous influence into the 17th century. William of oerbeke's translation was made directly from the Greek: it is a major scholarly achievement that displays not only his genius as a translator, but also as a scientist. ; Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Series 1; 9.41 X 6.30 X 1.18 inches; 443 pages

Title: Ptolemy's "Tetrabiblos" in the Translation of William of Moerbeke Claudii Ptolemaei Liber Iudicialium (English and Latin Edition)

Author Name: Vuillemin-Diem, Gudrun & Carlos Steel, editors

Categories: Astronomy/Space, Language -- Latin, Classics,

Publisher: Leuven, Leuven University Press: 2015

ISBN Number: 9058679624

ISBN Number 13: 9789058679628

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6055

Keywords: William Of Moerbeke Ptolemy Astrology,