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Author Lucas, J.S
Title Astrology and numerology in medieval and early modern Catalonia : The Tractat de prenostication de la vida natural dels hòmens
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2003
©2003
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Descript 1 online resource (243 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Figure and Tables -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Chapter One: Prognostication at the Dawn of the Renaissance -- A. Changing World Views -- B. The Catalan Context -- C. Catalan Material in Relationship to Other European Traditions -- Chapter Two: Genres of Prognostic Material in the Catalan Language -- A. Astrology and Astrological Magic -- B. Geomancy -- C. Numerology and Astro-numerology -- D. Gematria -- Chapter Three: The Present Edition -- A. Known Editions of the Tractat -- B. Physical Description of "B" -- C. Contents, Divisions, and Sources -- D. Linguistic Features and Orthography -- E. Provenance -- F. The Tractat in the Catalan Printing Tradition -- G. The Present Edition -- Tractat de prenostication de la vida natural dels hòmens segons los signes, planetas celestials, e proprietats lurs demonstren with English Translation -- Apparatus criticus -- Note on the Translation -- Appendix A. Paleographic Transcription -- Appendix B. Facsimile Reproduction -- Glossary: Catalan-English -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
From a late 15th-century Catalan incunable and drawing on a rich tradition of astrological magic, geomancy, Pythagorean numerology and Hebrew gematria, this practical manual reveals a unique expression of medieval syncretism, the mingling of traditions and the development of new ideas
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lucas, J.S. Astrology and numerology in medieval and early modern Catalonia : The Tractat de prenostication de la vida natural dels hòmens Leiden : BRILL,c2003 9789004132429
Subject Astrology -- Early works to 1800.;Numerology -- Spain -- Catalonia.;Numerology -- Early works to 1800.;Civilization, Medieval.;Catalonia (Spain) -- Intellectual life
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Alt Author Lucas, J S
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