Sacrobosco’s Sphaera in Spain and Portugal

@inproceedings{Crowther2020SacroboscosSI,
  title={Sacrobosco’s Sphaera in Spain and Portugal},
  author={Kathleen M. Crowther},
  year={2020}
}
This paper analyzes sixteenth-century commentaries on Johannes de Sacrobosco’s Sphaera in Portuguese and Spanish. Between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries, there were more translations of the Sphaera into Castilian and Portuguese than into all other European vernaculars combined. A major reason for the interest in Sphaera translations in Spain and Portugal was that the basic astronomical and geographical knowledge contained in this text could be used for navigation. Because of their… 
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