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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 268 - Ptolemy's Almagest

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Fall 2017

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 268 - Almagest. Written by Ptolemy in Spain, in A.H. 783 (1381), in Arabic.

An Arabic translation of Ptolemy's Almagest, an extensive treatise on Aristotelian astronomy, considering the motion of the stars and planets in a spherical, geocentric universe.

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