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


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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

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Leuven, Leuven University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 6055

ISBN: 9058679624

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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 translatio... View more info