De usu astrolabii eiusque constructione / Über die Anwendung des Astrolabs und seine Anfertigung
[On The Use Of The Astrolabe And Its Manufacture]
Ed. by Stückelberger, Alfred
Aims and Scope
This treatise on the astrolabe by the Alexandrian scholar John Philoponos includes the earliest preserved description of the planispherical device that was later widely disseminated during the Middle Ages. Stückelberger’s edition is intended for philologists as well as historians and astronomers. The newly edited Greek text is accompanied by a German translation, explanations, and illustrations.
- xi, 93 pages
- Greek, German
- Type of Publication:
- All those interested in ancient Greek literature, history, astronomy, medieval studies, history of science.