Certissima signa
A Venice Conference on Greek and Latin Astronomical Texts


Astronomica Marciana
Astronomia greca e latina nel fondo antico a stampa della Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana

Elisabetta Sciarra
Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venezia, Italia


How does one search for and investigate Greek and Latin astronomical texts in the Marciana’s collection of rare printed books? Some examples are given, with special references to the identification of owners and readers of books of ancient astronomy in the 15th and 16th centuries.


Marciana National Library, Venice. Astronomical ancient printed books. Owners and provenances.

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