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Cleomedes' lectures on astronomy : a translation of the Heavens

Author: Cleomedes; Alan C Bowen; Robert B Todd
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. Univ. of California Press 2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

At some time around 200 AD, the Stoic philosopher and teacher Cleomedes delivered a set of lectures on elementary astronomy as part of a complete introduction to Stoicism for his students. The result  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Early works
Named Person: Cleomedes; Cleomedes; De motu circulari corporum caelestium.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cleomedes; Alan C Bowen; Robert B Todd
ISBN: 0520233255 9780520233256
OCLC Number: 845595783
Description: XVI, 238 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Preface Abbreviations INTRODUCTION Cleomedes' Date Cleomedes and Posidonius Physics and Astronomy Epistemology and Scientific Method The Criterion and Demonstrative Procedures Posidonius' Legacy Outline TRANSLATION OF CLEOMEDES' THE HEAVENS Book One Book Two Figures Appendix Posidonius on Physics and Astronomy (Fragment 18 EK) Glossary of Selected Terms Bibliography Passages from Cleomedes in Collections of Texts General Index Index Locorum
Other Titles: Caelestia
Lectures on astronomy
Responsibility: with an introd. and commentary by Alan C. Bowen and Robert B. Todd
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