Origin of Almagest
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The most noted of all the writings of Ptolemy is the work which became famous under the Arabic name of Almagest.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)|Henry Smith Williams
Tables of mean motions of the Sun are given in Ptolemy's Almagest, lib.
His catalogue contained 1,080 stars, and is printed in the "Almagest" of Ptolemy.Astronomy|David Todd
The reference is right, for the 'motus celi' are discussed in the Almagest, lib.
One of his treatises has come down to us; but his principal discoveries have been transmitted through the 'Almagest' of Ptolemy.Letters on Astronomy|Denison Olmsted