A Survey of the Almagest

With Annotation and New Commentary by Alexander Jones

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ISBN: 978-0-387-84825-9 (Print) 978-0-387-84826-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Chapter

    Pages 11-25

    The Almagest through the Ages

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    Chapter

    Pages 26-46

    Physics and Philosophy in the Almagest

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    Chapter

    Pages 47-93

    Ptolemy as a Mathematician

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    Chapter

    Pages 94-121

    Spherical Astronomy in the Almagest

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    Chapter

    Pages 122-158

    The Motion of the Sun

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    Chapter

    Pages 159-202

    The Theories of the Moon

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    Chapter

    Pages 203-235

    Parallaxes and Eclipses

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    Chapter

    Pages 236-260

    The Fixed Stars

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    Chapter

    Pages 261-294

    The Superior Planets

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    Chapter

    Pages 295-328

    The Inferior Planets

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    Chapter

    Pages 329-354

    Retrograde Motions and Maximum Elongations

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    Chapter

    Pages 355-390

    Latitudes and Visibility Periods

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    Chapter

    Pages 391-407

    Epilogue – the Other Ptolemy

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 408-480