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An ancient book. The text is from a speech by the Athenian orator Hyperides (4 th century BC). This copy was made in the 1 st century AD. From manuscript to print Ptolemy’s Syntaxis (a.k.a. Almagest ). A 9 th -century manuscript copy. The standard modern printed edition.

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An ancient book

The text is from a speech by the Athenian orator Hyperides (4th century BC). This copy was made in the 1st century AD.


From manuscript to print Ptolemy’s Syntaxis (a.k.a. Almagest)

A 9th-century manuscript copy

The standard modern printed edition


The compost of Ptholomeus, prynce of astronomye: translated oute of Frenche in to Englysshe, for them that wolde haue knowlege of the compost. (c. 1532)


The compost of Ptholomeus, prynce of astronomye: translated oute of Frenche in to Englysshe, very necessarye, vtile, and profytable, for all suche, as desyre the knowledge of the science of astronomye. (c. 1562)


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