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Capella Martianus Mineus Felix

Capella, Martianus Mineus Felix, a native of North Africa, who probably lived at the end of the fourth or beginning of the fifth century A.D., and composed a strange allegorical work entitled Satyra de Nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii, which is an encyclopaedia of all the knowledge of his day, and contains a remarkable foreshadowing of the Copernican system of astronomy.