The starred sky in science and art: the early fifteenth-century representations of the Ptolemaic stars catalogue

One of the most interesting lectures in the recent Apotelesma congress was the one given by Felice Stoppa, the author of the famous site about celestial maps and atlases Atlas Coelestis, rewarded in November 2005 by the Griffith Observatory Star Award.   This is the English translation, which I believe could be of interest for many. I should thank Felice Stoppa (the author) and Lucia Bellizia (Apotelesma president) who shared it with us.

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