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Ptolemy active 2nd century

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Works: 263 works in 825 publications in 10 languages and 14,374 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Maps  Atlases  Early maps  History  Methods  Sources  Charts, diagrams, etc 
Roles: Other
Classifications: AC1, 522
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The almagest by Ptolemy ( Book )
36 editions published between 1381 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler--Great Books
Tetrabiblos by Ptolemy ( Book )
59 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PTOLEMY The Tetrabiblos of the famous astronomer and geographer Claudius Ptolemaeus (c. A.D. 100-178) of Egypt consists of four books, the title given in some MSS meaning Mathematical Treatise in Four Books, in others The Prognostics addressed to Syrus. The subject is astrology which in Ptolemys time as down to the Renaissance was fused as a respectable science with astronomy. Translations and commentaries are few, and only three Greek texts had been printed (all in the 16th century) before the present one and the one begun by F. Boll and finished by Emilie Boer in 1940
Ptolemy's Almagest by Ptolemy ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Geography by Ptolemy ( )
10 editions published between 1928 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ptolemy's catalogue of stars; a revision of the Almagest by Ptolemy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1915 and 1978 in English and Latin and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos, or Quadripartite: being four books of the influence of the stars by Ptolemy ( Book )
21 editions published between 1822 and 2012 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harmonics by Ptolemy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1699 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klaudiou Ptolemaiou Armonikōn biblia 3 Claudii Ptolemæi Harmonicorum libri tres by Ptolemy ( Book )
14 editions published between 1682 and 1699 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Claudii Ptolemaei Opera quae exstant omnia by Ptolemy ( Book )
19 editions published between 1898 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klaudiou Ptolemaiou Mathēmatikē syntaxis Composition mathématique de Claude Ptolémée by Ptolemy ( )
6 editions published between 1927 and 1988 in French and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmographia by Ptolemy ( Book )
27 editions published between 1475 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geographia. Strassburg, 1513 by Ptolemy ( )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmographia : Bologna, 1477 by Ptolemy ( )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in Latin and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geographia by Ptolemy ( )
3 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmographia : Roma, 1478 by Ptolemy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Harmonielehre des Klaudios Ptolemaios ; Porphyrios Kommentar zur Harmonielehre des Ptolemaios by Ptolemy ( Book )
11 editions published between 1930 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmographia : Ulm, 1482 by Ptolemy ( )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in Latin and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ptolemaios und Porphyrios über die Musik by Ptolemy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1934 and 1980 in German and English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geografia, cioè, Descrittione vnivesale della terra partita in due volumi, nel primo de'quali si contengono gli otto libri della geografia by Ptolemy ( )
7 editions published in 1598 in Italian and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handbuch der Astronomie by Ptolemy ( Book )
10 editions published in 1963 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomie
 
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