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...The Canicularia is printed in Latin, with a significant amount of Greek and occasional phrases in Arabic and Hebrew. The Persian title of the appended work of Ulugh Beg is given as مواضع بعض كواكب مشهورة در طول و عرض (p.83). The Persian...
...The second edition of this splendidly illustrated manual on the constellations and the zodiac by the leading Muslim astrologer and astronomer. This edition is remarkable for the entirely new suite of woodcuts especially made for Sessa...
...Three works on astronomy and cosmography by Guillaume Postel. Postel was a French professor, linguist, astronomer, diplomat, geographer, classicist, and scholar of religion. During his travels in the East, Syria, the Holy Land and across...
...First (and only) edition of this rare commentary on Aristotle’s De caelo, correlated with Averroës’ text on the same subject. A native of Sessa Aurunca, near Naples, Nifo (1473–1545?) was one of the most important commentators on Aristotle...
...Late fifteenth century saw the flourishing of the so called 'Prenostications', prediction for the coming year. Little is known about Bernard de la Forest, a mathematician, astrologer, and physician, who was active in the first half...
...Translation by Hermann of Carinthia of: Al-Mudkhal al-kabīr ilā ʻilm ahḳām al-nujūm. With woodcuts of planetary and zodiacal signs, and astrological diagrams....
...The field in which Arab and Persian contributions to progress was most widely acknowledged in the West was science. In spite of criticisms which started in the Renaissance and increased during the scientific revolution preceding...
...Offprint of Léopold de Saussure's 'Le système cosmologique Sino-Iranien', Journal asiatique (April–June 1923): 235–97, concluding that the similar Chinese and Iranian cosmological systems originated either in ancient Babylonia or in China....