The almagest, Volume 16

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Encyclopędia Britannica, 1955 - Astronomy - 1085 pages
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User Review  - donbuch1 - LibraryThing

This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review

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The texts themselves are priceless, but the translations in this volume are seriously dated and often obscure the meaning of the Greek - especially worthy of disdain are the Aristophanes translations ... Read full review

Contents

Biographical Note
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That the Earth is in the Middle of
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says he observed Saturn 7 Pachom year 11 of Hadrian and although he does
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