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Tetrabiblos by Ptolemy
Book DescriptionIn Tetrabiblos, a core text in the history of astrology, the preeminent ancient astronomer Ptolemy (c. 100 178 CE) treats the practical use of astronomical knowledge: making predictions about individuals lives and the outcome of human affairs.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674994799
(168mm x 112mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1940
Country of Publication: United States
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Ptolemy's 'Geography', Paperback (December 2001)
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Eight works or parts of works were ascribed to Manetho, a third century BCE Egyptian, all on history and religion and all apparently in Greek. They survive only as quoted by other writers and include the spurious "Book of Sothis." The "Kings of Thebes" (in Egypt) and the "Old Chronicle" are doubtful.
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