Ptolemy’s Tetrabiblos – eBook

Ptolemy’s Tetrabiblos: or, Quadripartite: being four books of the influence of the stars – eBook

Author: Ptolemy, explained by Ashmand, J. M

The Year of publishing: 1900

Topics: Astrology

Publisher: London: Printed and published by W. Foulsham

Rights: No Copyright page found

Digitizing Sponsor: Getty Research Institute

Contributor: Getty Research Institute

The number of pages: 200

Language: English


The “Tetrabiblos” of the famous astronomer, astrologer, and geographer Claudius Ptolemaeus (c. 100-178 CE) of Egypt consists of four books. The title given in some manuscripts meaning ‘Mathematical Treatise in Four Books’, in others ‘The Prognostics addressed to Syrus’. The subject of the work is astrology, which in Ptolemy’s time as down to the Renaissance was fused as a respectable science with astronomy.

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