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Ptolemy Harmonics

Translation and Commentary (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum)

by Jon Solomon

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Greek & Roman philosophy,
  • Elements of music (eg harmony, melody, etc),
  • History of science,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Ancient Philosophy,
  • Philosophy And Esthetics Of Music,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Instruction & Study - Theory,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9084061M
    ISBN 109004115919
    ISBN 109789004115910

    "Preliminary Material" published on 01 Jan by Brill.   The Paperback of the Scientific Method in Ptolemy's Harmonics by Andrew Barker at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be :

      For Ptolemy, the importance of the study of harmonics is crucially linked to his understanding of the natural world; his interest in this wider perspective is the subject of the final chapter of Barker's : Liba Taub. Buy Ptolemy Harmonics: Translation and Commentary by Jon Solomon online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

    I translated Ptolemy's Harmonics during the late s as part of the material for the second volume of my Greek Musical Writings, and the more I studied it the clearer it became that it is a landmark of major significance in the contentious and quarrelsome history of reflections on scientific method. I realised that it called for much fuller. It is the fortunate modern who dusts off this classic introduction to harmonics, for harmonics is a fascinating science that germinated among our stone age ancestors, took root in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and blossomed here during the Greco-Roman epoch with Ptolemy .


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Ptolemy Harmonics by Jon Solomon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ptolemy's comprehensive treatises on astronomy and geography were influential for nearly two millennia.

Equally influential was his treatise on harmonics, the ancient science which combined and brought to completion the study of philosophy and science. This volume offers a comprehensive English translation and commentary of Ptolemy's Harmonics.5/5(1). Harmonics.

Ptolemy's comprehensive treatises on astronomy and geography were influential for nearly two millennia. Equally influential was his treatise on harmonics, the ancient science which combined and brought to completion the study of philosophy and science.

Ptolemy Harmonics. This translation of Ptolemy's influential treatise on musical and cosmic harmony faithfully reproduces Ptolemy's style and includes all the charts from the manuscript tradition.

The commentary offers full exegesis of the text, loci paralleli, and citations of modern scholarly sources. Ptolemy's comprehensive treatises on astronomy and geography were influential for nearly two millennia. Equally influential was his treatise on harmonics, the ancient science which combined and brought to completion the study of philosophy and science.

This volume offers a comprehensive English translation and commentary of Ptolemy's Harmonics.4/5(2). Porphyry's Commentary, the only surviving ancient commentary on a technical text, is not merely a study of Ptolemy's Harmonics.

It includes virtually free-standing philosophical essays on epistemology, metaphysics, scientific methodology, aspects of the Aristotelian categories and the relations between Aristotle's views and Plato's, and a host of briefer comments on other matters of wide.

He held an extramission-intromission theory of vision: Harmonics Ptolemy Snippet view – Toomer, “Ptolemy or Claudius Ptolemaeus. TIPS To ensure the functioning of the site, we use cookies. Achieving highly precise longitude remained a problem in geography until the application of Galileo ‘s Jovian moon method in hzrmonics 18th century.

Ptolemy Harmonics – PDF Free Download Barker’s analysis reveals inter alia that a considerable part of Ptolemy’s theory has no counterpart in the realm of phenomena perceived as musical, and that another part, concerning the single most important division of musical practice, is not justified, and not justifiable, by derivation from the.

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Many products that you buy can be obtained using instruction manuals. Ptolemy's Theory of Harmonics. Claudius Ptolemy's Harmonics was one of the most sophisticated works of music theory to survive from the Hellenistic it, Ptolemy related musical harmonies to the properties of mathematical proportions derived from the production of sounds themselves.

Among Ptolemy’s earliest treatises, the Harmonics investigated musical theory while steering a middle course between an extreme empiricism and the mystical arithmetical speculations associated with Pythagoreanism.

Ptolemy’s discussion of the roles of reason and the senses in acquiring scientific knowledge have bearing beyond music theory. a technical text, is not merely a study of Ptolemy’s includes virtually free-standing philosophical essays on epistemology, metaphysics, scientific methodology, aspects of the Aristotelian cat- egories and the relations between Aristotle’s views and Plato’s, andFile Size: KB.

Harmonics, Geographia and Almagest are the best kept today. Geography by Ptolemy, Latin manuscript of the early 15th century.

Ptolemy’s Harmonics is about music theory and the mathematics of music. It contains three books, though unfortunately the last three chapters,no longer exist; only their titles remain. Ptolemy's comprehensive treatises on astronomy and geography were influential for nearly two millennia.

Equally influential was his treatise on harmonics, the ancient science which combined and brought to completion the study of philosophy and science.

This volume offers a comprehensive English translation and commentary of Ptolemy's by: Book Description The first English translation of Porphyry's Commentary on Ptolemy's Harmonics, accompanied by a revised Greek text, an introduction and substantial annotation. The work deserves close attention for its remarkable mixture of philosophical, musicological and arithmetical reasoning, and for its special place in the ancient commentary : $ This groundbreaking book is the first to reconstruct Ptolemy’s general philosophical system—including his metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics—and to explore its relationship to astronomy, harmonics, element theory, astrology, cosmology, psychology, and theology.

Ptolemy's intense diatonic scale, also known as Ptolemaic sequence, justly tuned major scale, or syntonous (or syntonic) diatonic scale, is a tuning for the diatonic scale proposed by Ptolemy, declared by Zarlino to be the only tuning that could be reasonably sung, and corresponding with modern just intonation.

It is also supported by Giuseppe Tartini. It is produced through a tetrachord. The Harmonics Book III applies his previous exposition of intervals, scales, and ratios to ethics and psychology, and to astronomy and astrology. Unfortunately, some of Book III has been lost to us.

In Chapter 9 of Book III, Ptolemy presents the astrological aspects and their ratios to one another. The science called ‘harmonics’was one of the major intellectual enter- prises of Greek y’s treatise seeks to invest it with new scientific rigour;its consistently sophisticated procedural self-awareness marks it as a key text in the history of book is the first sus.

Ptolemy has 36 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ptolemy’s most popular book is Ptolemy's Almagest. Ptolemy's comprehensive treatises on astronomy and geography were influential for nearly two millennia. Equally influential was his treatise on harmonics, the ancient science which combined and brought to completion the study of philosophy and science.

This volume offers a comprehensive English translation and commentary of Ptolemy's "Harmonics. Claudius Ptolemy is best known by astrologers for his book The Tetrabiblos written around the year Another book that Ptolemy wrote is title Harmonics.

In this book on harmonics Ptolemy.TY - BOOK. T1 - Ptolemy's Harmonics. T2 - Translation and Commentary. AU - Solomon, Jon. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book. BT - Ptolemy's Harmonics. PB - BrillCited by: Ptolemy Harmonics: Translation and Commentary: Robert D Novak Professor of Western Civilization and Culture Jon Solomon: Books - 5/5(1).