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Jones, Alexander

A Survey of the Almagest

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Table of contents

1. The Almagest through the Ages
Olaf Pedersen

2. Physics and Philosophy in the Almagest
Olaf Pedersen

3. Ptolemy as a Mathematician
Olaf Pedersen

4. Spherical Astronomy in the Almagest
Olaf Pedersen

5. The Motion of the Sun
Olaf Pedersen

6. The Theories of the Moon
Olaf Pedersen

7. Parallaxes and Eclipses
Olaf Pedersen

8. The Fixed Stars
Olaf Pedersen

9. The Superior Planets
Olaf Pedersen

10. The Inferior Planets
Olaf Pedersen

11. Retrograde Motions and Maximum Elongations
Olaf Pedersen

12. Latitudes and Visibility Periods
Olaf Pedersen

13. Epilogue – the Other Ptolemy
Olaf Pedersen

Keywords: Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Astronomy, Observations and Techniques

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387848266

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