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Author: Alexander Jones
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: vol, part, society, philosophical, american, transactions
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2007-12
ISBN-10: 1422374246
ISBN-13: 9781422374245

The early recognition of Ptolemyżs major astronomical writings, the żAlmagestż (or żSyntaxisż) & the later żHandy Tables,ż has become a commonplace in histories of ancient astronomy. But the crucial century & a half between Ptolemy & the commentator Pappus, during which Ptolemyżs works were first circulated & gained preeminence, is for mathematical astronomy as nearly barren of documents as the three centuries between Hipparchus & Ptolemy. The fragmentary text with which this monograph is concerned casts some light on both these murky periods. Moreover, it preserves quotations from Art
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Author: J.M. Ashmand
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: influence, stars, parts, four, tetrabiblos, quadripartite, ptolemy
Number of Pages: 266
Published:
ISBN-10: 1606201417
ISBN-13: 9781606201411
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Author: Alexander Jones
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: commentator, first, ptolemy
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0871698072
ISBN-13: 9780871698070

Held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge.
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Author: American Philosophical Society
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: translation, optics, english, perception, theory, visual, ptolemy
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0871698625
ISBN-13: 9780871698629
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Author: Alan K. Bowman
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: conquest, arab, alexander, pharaohs, egypt
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0520205316
ISBN-13: 9780520205314

Egypt After the Pharoahs treats the period which witnessed the arrival of the Greeks and Hellenistic culture in Egypt, the reign of the Ptolemies from Ptolemy I to Cleopatra, the conquest by Rome, the scientific and cultural achievements of Alexandria, and the rise of Christianity. The rich social, cultural, and intellectual ferment of this period comes alive in Alan Bowman's narrative. Egypt After the Pharoahs treats the period which witnessed the arrival of the Greeks and Hellenistic culture in Egypt, the reign of the Ptolemies from Ptolemy I to Cleopatra, the conquest by Rome, the scientifi
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Author: John M. Dillon
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: greek, philosophy, later, studies, eclecticism, question
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 1997-01-01
ISBN-10: 0520206967
ISBN-13: 9780520206960

00 This collection of essays is addressed to the growing number of philosophers, classicists, and intellectual historians who are interested in the development of Greek thought after Aristotle. In nine original studies, the authors explore the meaning and history of "eclecticism" in the context of ancient philosophy. The book casts fresh light on the methodology of such central figures as Cicero, Philo, Plutarch, Sextus Empiricus, and Ptolemy, and also illuminates many of the conceptual issues discussed most creatively in this period. This collection of essays is addressed to the growing numbe
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Author: John M. Dillon
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: greek, philosophy, later, studies, eclecticism, question
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 1988
ISBN-10: 0520060083
ISBN-13: 9780520060081

00 This collection of essays is addressed to the growing number of philosophers, classicists, and intellectual historians who are interested in the development of Greek thought after Aristotle. In nine original studies, the authors explore the meaning and history of "eclecticism" in the context of ancient philosophy. The book casts fresh light on the methodology of such central figures as Cicero, Philo, Plutarch, Sextus Empiricus, and Ptolemy, and also illuminates many of the conceptual issues discussed most creatively in this period. This collection of essays is addressed to the growing numbe
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