Ptolemy's Almagest, 1515 edition

Ptolemy's Almagest, 1515 edition

C001/2132 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.9MB

Downloadable file size: 555.6KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Ptolemy's Almagest, 1515 edition. The Almagest is a famous compendium authored by the 2nd century AD Greek astronomer Ptolemy. It summarised the learning of the Ancient Greeks, and was the basis of much of the astronomy and science of medieval Europe until the time of Copernicus (1543). This is the title page to an edition produced in Venice, Italy, in 1515. The text is in Latin. The first line is the title and author name. The rest of the text describes the book's contents, and gives the printing date and publisher details.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1500s, 1515, 16th century, 2nd century, almagest, ancient greek, artwork, astronomical, astronomy, black-and-white, book, classical, classics, claudius ptolemaeus, compendium, copy, edition, egyptian, hellenistic egypt, historical, history, history of science, illustration, italian, italy, latin, mediaeval, medieval, middle ages, monochrome, ptolemy, research, text, textbook, title page, venice, writing

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.