This item the almagest introduction to the mathematics of the heavens set up a giveaway customers who viewed this item also viewed page 1 of 1 start over page 1 of 1 this shopping feature will continue to load items in order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The almagest is by far the greatest work in astronomy in ancient times in a massive series of thirteen books ptolemy shows how every detail of the motions of the sun moon planets and stars can be expressed using geometrical models that can be used to compute celestial positions with remarkable accuracy the present selection covers all the essential features of ptolemy. Home maa publications maa reviews the almagest introduction to the mathematics of the heavens the almagest introduction to the mathematics of the heavens claudius ptolemy translated by bruce m perry edited by william h donohue. The almagest introduction to the mathematics of the heavens by claudius ptolemy selections translated by bruce m perry edited with notes by william h donahue 7 x 10 264 pages including index bibliography biographical notes appendices publication date november 2014 for pricing and ordering information see the ordering section below. Almagest introduction to the mathematics of the heavens such as nations and nationalism ernest gellner igcse biology revision notes a dictionary of psychology oxford quick reference quantity surveying dimension paper template thedvdore mercury 90 manual libertango astor
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