The Geography / Claudius Ptolemy ; translated and edited by Edward Luther Stevenson ; with an introduction by Joseph Fischer Ptolemy, 2nd cent

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Ptolemy, 2nd cent
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Geography - Early works to 1800.; Scales differ.; Geography, Ancient
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  • from t.p.: Pro prima parte continens 1. Cl. Ptolemei Geographiam per octo libros partitam/ad antiquitat[em] suam/integre & sine ulla corruptione. 2. Una cum collatione dictionum Grecarum e regione ad Latinas certissima graduum calculatione. 3. Registrationem item nouam regionum/praefecturarum/ciuitatum/fluminum/marium/lacuum/portuum/siluarum/oppidorum/villarum ac gentium/ad ordinem chartarum & columnarum singula certissimo monstrans indice. 4. Qua[e] breuis & doctissima Gregorij Lilij subsequitur instructio de Grecor[um] numerali supputatione/in traductione Greca res scitu aurea. 5. Tabularum dein auctoris vigintiseptem ordo hic est generale orbis iuxta description[em] Ptolomei una, Europe tabule decem, Aphrice tabule quattuor, Asie tabulae duodecim, est & una corporis spherici in plano iuxta fin[em] 7.li
  • Pars secunda moderniorum lustratonum viginti tabulis/veluti supplementum quoddam antiquitatis obsolet/suo loco que vel abstrusa/vel erronea videbantur resolutissime pandit
  • Adnexo ad finem tractatu sicuti lectu iucundissimo/ita & utilissimo de varijs moribus & ritibus gentium, eordundem q[uae] ac localium nomin[um] originibus
  • Breuis continentia libri oppida/regna/lacus/montes/& equora/siluas/ac hominum mores hic Ptolemeus habet.
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