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Ptolemy's Almagest

Author: Claudius Ptolemaeus; Gerald J Toomer
Publisher: Princeton Princeton Univ. Press 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. paperback prView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claudius Ptolemaeus; Gerald J Toomer
ISBN: 0691002606 9780691002606
OCLC Number: 614865027
Description: XVII, 693 S. graph. Darst.
Contents: Foreword vii Addenda and Corrigenda xi Preface xv Introduction i Contents of the Almagest 27 Translation of the Almagest 33 Appendices 649 Bibliography 673 Index 683
Responsibility: Claudius Ptolemaeus . Transl. and annotated by G. J. Toomer.

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