A Survey of the Almagest With Annotation and New Commentary by Alexander Jones

The "Almagest," by the Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy, is the most important surviving treatise on early mathematical astronomy, offering historians valuable insight into the astronomy and mathematics of the ancient world. Pedersen's 1974 publication, "A Survey of the...

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Main Author: Pedersen, Olaf
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Jones, Alexander (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
Series:Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • dated observations
  • Appendix B: numerical parameters
  • Bibliography
  • Index of names
  • Index of subjects
  • Supplementary notes
  • Supplementary bibliography