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Manilius, Marcus

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Works: 507 works in 1,475 publications in 12 languages and 8,090 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Bibliography  Epic poetry, Latin  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator
Classifications: PA6500.M5, 520
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Most widely held works by Marcus Manilius
Astronomica by Marcus Manilius( Book )
101 editions published between 1474 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
MARCUS MANILIUS, who lived in the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius, is the author of the earliest treatise on astrology we possess. He tells us hardly anything about himself, and is not mentioned by any other writer. His Astronomica, a Latin didactic poem in five books, begins with an account of celestial phenomena, and then proceeds to treat of the signs of the zodiac and the twelve temples; there follow instructions for calculating the horoscoping degree, and details of chronocrators, decans, injurious degrees, zodiacal geography, paranatellonta, and other technical matters. Besides exhibiting great virtuosity in rendering mathematical tables and diagrams in verse form, the poet writes with some passion about his Stoic beliefs and shows much wit and humour in his character sketches of persons born under particular stars. Perhaps taking a lead from Virgil in his Georgics, Manilius abandons the proportions of his last book to narrate the story of Perseus and Andromeda at considerable length. In spite of its undoubted elegance, the Astronomica is a difficult work, and this edition provides in addition to the first English prose translation a full guide to the poem, with copious explanatory notes and illustrative figures
M. Manilii Astronomicon by Marcus Manilius( Book )
200 editions published between 1551 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
M. Manilii Astronomica by Marcus Manilius( Book )
150 editions published between 1478 and 2002 in 7 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manilius, Astronomica, Buch V by Marcus Manilius( )
8 editions published in 2010 in German and Latin and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recently there has been a constant increase in secondary literature on Manilius' cosmological didactic poem, written in the late-Augustan/early-Tiberian period. However, a concentration on ideological-political or narratological perspectives means that attention has been focused on individual passages, prooemia, excurses or other marginal sections, while the main material, the astrological teachings, have been neglected. However, above all in the last century, our knowledge of astrology has been significantly furthered by numerous (new) editions of the works of Teukros of Babylon, Dorotheos, V
The five books of Mr. Manilius containing a system of the ancient astronomy and astrology : together with the philosophy of the Stoicks by Marcus Manilius( Book )
29 editions published between 1697 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sphere of Marcus Manilius made an English poem with annotations and an astronomical appendix by Marcus Manilius( Book )
16 editions published between 1675 and 1992 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomicon by Marcus Manilius( Book )
80 editions published between 1473 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il poema degli astri (Astronomica) by Marcus Manilius( Book )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in Italian and Latin and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manili Astronomicon liber II by Marcus Manilius( Book )
9 editions published in 1911 in Latin and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
M. Manili Astronomicon libri qvinqve : Iosephvs Scaliger Ivl. Caes. F. recensuit. Eiusdem Ios. Scaligeri commentarius in eosdem libros, & Castigationum explicationes by Marcus Manilius( Book )
22 editions published between 1579 and 1846 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stace, Martial, Manilius, Lucilius Junior, Rutilius, Gratius Faliscus Nemesianus et Calpurnius oeuvres complètes avec la traduction en français by P. Papinius Statius( Book )
10 editions published between 1812 and 1884 in Latin and French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomica : by Marcus Manilius( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomica, libro I by Marcus Manilius( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in Italian and Latin and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stace, Martial, Manilius, Lucilius Junior, Rutilius, Gratius Faliscus, Némésianus et Calpurnius oeuvres complètes ; avec la traduction en français [et] publiées sous la direction de M. Nisard by P. Papinius Statius( )
10 editions published between 1842 and 1865 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomica : Libro 5. by Marcus Manilius( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in Italian and Latin and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomica : libri I e II by Marcus Manilius( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomica by Marcus Manilius( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nathanael Brook, stationer at the Angel in Cornhil, to the reader by Edward Sherburne( )
3 editions published in 1675 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
M. Manilivs Astronomica by Marcus Manilius( Book )
6 editions published in 1908 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mallius, Marcus ca. 1. Jh.
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Maniliĭ, Mark
Manilio ca. 1. Jh.
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Manilio, M., 1e E. na Chr.
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Manilis, Marcus.
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Manilius Astrologue ca. 1. Jh.
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Manilius, M. (Marcus)
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Manilius Poet ca. 1. Jh.
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Marcus Manilius, ca år 0
Languages
Latin (506)
English (114)
Italian (49)
German (45)
French (23)
Spanish (8)
Greek, Modern (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Greek, Ancient (2)
Dutch (2)
Russian (1)
Catalan (1)
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