Th. H. Martin - Theonis Smyrnaei Platonici Liber de Astronomia cum sereni fragmento
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Th. H. Martin - Theonis Smyrnaei Platonici Liber de Astronomia cum sereni fragmento. Textum primus edidit, Latine vertit, descripionibus geometricis, dissertatione et notis illustravit - Groningen - Bouma's Boekhuis NV - 1971 - 1st edition (thus) - viii, 480, pp - Cloth binding - 15,5 x 23 cm.
Photomechanical reprint of the 1847 edition. Texts by the Greek philosopher / mathematician Theon of Smyrna (ca. 100 AD). Illustrated with 8 plates plus folding "Tabulae a pars prior" in facsimile of manuscript. Text in Latin and Greek.
¶ Here Theon affirms the spherical shape and large size of the Earth; he also describes the occultations, transits, conjunctions, and eclipses. However, the quality of the work led Otto Neugebauer to criticize him for not fully understanding the material he attempted to present.