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Scriptores Astronomici Veteres

This is the first of two volumes containing a collection of famous Greek and Roman astromony texts printed by Aldus Manutius the Elder, a dedicated scholar of the Italian Renaissance who established a printing company in Venice. The works include the Astronomicon by Firmicus Maternus, the Astronomicon by Manilius Marcus, the Phaenomena by Aratus, Commentaria in Aratum by Theon and the Sphaera by …