Ptolemy Ptolémée


2nd Century A.D. - IIe siècle après J.C.

Iconography of Ptolemy's Portrait
Iconographie du portrait de Ptolémée

 1596-97 Magini

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Collaboration from Robert H. van Gent

Several Ptolemy portraits can found in this book:

BENNETT, J.A., & D.B. Meli, Sphaera Mundi - Astronomy Books 1478-1600, Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Cambridge, 1994.

Page 142 has an elaborate title page with Ptolemy to the left and Marinus of Tyre to the right from the pirated edition of Antonio Magini's Geographiae universae tum veteris (Venice, 1596), printed in 1597 in Cologne by Petrus Keschedt.



 VAN GENT Robert H., Utrecht.


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