Em outras palavras, o movimento teorico aproxima-se do espirito do Almagest
de Ptolomeu, ainda que a physis deste tenha sido astronomica, onde se identificava o que seriam as leis perpetuas dos movimentos dos astros, seres perfeitos e regulares na visao grega dos seres.
pero "in most respects his De revolutionibus (1543) follows Ptolemy's Almagest
so closely that he can equally well be ragarded as the last great practiotioner of ancient astronomy" (Thoren, 2003: 3).
4) In his corpus, Ptolemy cites only two philosophers: Aristotle, here in Almagest
KNOBEL, PtolemyS Catalogue of Stars: A Revision of the Almagest
, Washington, The Carnegie Institution of Washington.
So nimmt es nicht Wunder, dass der Abt von Cluny all seine Uberredungskunste und sehr viel Geld zur Realisierung seines Islamprojektes einsetzen muss (72), da die angeworbenen Ubersetzer eigentlich auf der Suche nach einem arabischen Exemplar des ptolomaischen Almagest
Among specific topics are between the Almagest
and the Revolutions, the poetics of reflection in Virginia Woolf's short fiction, a phenomenological view of macrosynecdoche, the salience of incongruities in humorous texts and their resolution, image schemas as a way to analyze words and images with examples from William Blake and a Buddhist text, and the case of a curious quixotic Descuido and the role of translative texts.
For him, as for Ptolemy whose Almagest
he paraphrases, the sphere is the only figure most fitting for circular motion such as that of celestial bodies, and is the noblest (ashraf al-ashkal), (17) most encompassing (azyaduha ihatatan), (18) and most perfect because of its unique form limited by a single surface.
After each list is compiled, a new generation or an adjoining culture finds a better way of constructing the tables, sometimes rediscovering old ways, yet all mimicking the reasoning and style of Ptolemy's Almagest
and its recursive construction by way of versions of the half angle formulas and the addition formulas, whose modern day representatives are
F2) and the three "Chaldean" observations in the Almagest
Ptolemy, author of the Almagest
, is relevant here for his Geography, a book that includes instructions on how to represent a three-dimensional world on a flat surface: a map.
Two of the articles in this issue, by Charles Burnett and John Crossley, explore medieval translations of Ptolemy's Almagest
, written in the second century AD.
These were considerations taken up in the Almagest
that led to Ptolemy's modifications of the epicyclic models of his predecessors, namely to the creation of the eccentric and equant models of the planets.