Monthly Archives: March 2012

Regiomontanus, Ptolemy’s Almagest (1496)

Ptolemy’s Almagest, the most important work of astronomy for nearly 1500 years, suggests both the richness of the History of Science Collections’ holdings and the need to maintain active acquisitions. The Collections hold more than 50 works of Ptolemy, not … Continue reading

Posted in Book notes, Uncategorized | Leave a comment