Ciriaca Morano Rodríguez is a researcher of the CSIC (Spanish National Research Council) and she has been Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid. She has specialised in critical edition and in the studies of Latin texts, with a special interest in biblical topics and in the corpus of the unpublished Latin manuscripts of Isaac Newton. Her most important publications have been carried out in various projects, among which special mention must be given to the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae of Heidelberg (Germany) and the Vetus Latina Institut of Beuron (Germany). After the publication of the Editio Princeps of the work Issac Newton. El Templo de Salomón, she undertook, in 1996, the project Edición crítica de textos inéditos de Isaac Newton en lengua latina, which has been carried out under her direction. This has been the first project, nationally or internationally, to set as its objective the systematic edition of the unpublished texts of Isaac Newton.
Isaac Newton (1642-1727) occupies, in his own right, one of the most rominent places in the history of science and indeed in the history of humanity. His contributions to physics and mathematics brought about a radical change in our vision of nature. He was also interested in alchemy, theology, chronology and history in general. Newton was particularly captivated by the beauty and the symbolic strength of the Temple of Solomon, and he tried to rescue its true measurements, which had been distorted over the centuries. In this work sees the publication, for the third time, of the Editio Princeps of the manuscript Prolegomena ad Lexici Prophetici partem secundam, in which its author proposes a new description of the structure of the Temple of Solomon, based on literary biblical and extrabiblical sources. This book offers also the English translation of the manuscript, its facsimile reproduction and a new study on science, philology and theology.