A post-doctoral position for preparing a critical edition of Ptolemy’s Almagest / Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Munich – LIMITE : 01/09/2018

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A post-doctoral position (3-5 years) for an Arabist for preparing a critical edition of Ptolemy’s Almagest

The Project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus (PAL) is dedicated to the edition and study of the Arabic and Latin versions of Ptolemy’s astronomical and astrological works and related material. These include works by Ptolemy or attributed to him, commentaries thereupon and other texts that are of immediate relevance to understanding Ptolemy’s heritage in the Middle Ages and the early modern period up to 1700 A.D.

The Project is hosted by the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Munich for a period of 25 years from 2013 to 2037. It is supervised by Prof. Dr. Dag Nikolaus Hasse (University of Würzburg) and carried out by five scholars, namely two research leaders, Dr. David Juste and Dr. Benno van Dalen, two post-doctoral researchers and one doctoral student.

Applications should be sent in English to Prof. Dr. Dag Nikolaus Hasse by email (applications@ptolemaeus.badw.de) no later than 1 September 2018.

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