ASTRONOMICUM CAESAREUM PDF
Petrus Apianus (April 16, – April 21, ), also known as Peter Apian, Peter Bennewitz, In , Apian printed the Astronomicum Caesareum, dedicated to Charles V. Charles promised him a truly royal sum (3, golden guilders). Peter Apian’s Astronomicum Caesareum (Ingolstadt, ) is one of the finest printed books in the National Library of Scotland, hand coloured. Folio ( x mm.), 59 leaves, title within woodcut border, woodcut arms of the dedicatees Charles V and his brother Ferdinand of Spain on.
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This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat A few books printed after managed to include even more complex assemblies of paper disks, but none achieved the total elegance and splendor of this volume. Sopra l’origine delle costellazioni australi leggi il.
Although he neglected his teaching duties, the university evidently was proud to host such an esteemed scientist. Public domain Public domain false false This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.
This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less. Half a dozen of his works were produced at his own press in the university town of Ingolstadt, where caaesareum was professor caesareeum astronomy.
Petrus Apianus – Wikipedia
German mathematician and cartographer. The following other wikis use this file: Permission Reusing this file. This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to qstronomicum in the public domain in the United States.
Retrieved 3 January He designed sundialspublished manuals for astronomical instruments and crafted volvelles “Apian wheels”measuring instruments useful for calculating time and distance for astronomical and astrological applications. Cordiform maps of the 16th century”.
Retrieved from ” https: Apian’s work included in mathematics—in he published caaesareum variation of Pascal’s triangleand in a table of astronoimcum — as well as astronomy.
TaschenbuchISBN Journal for the History of Astronomy. At Landshut, he produced his Cosmographicus libera highly respected work on astronomy and navigation which was to see at least 30 reprints in 14 languages and that remained popular until the end of the 16th century. This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the United States.
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This part concludes with several movable devices for an assortment of chronological and astrological inquiries. Public domain Public domain false false. The original description page was here.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Petrus Apianus. As a result of this magnificent volume, Emperor Charles V granted the professor a new coat of arms Apianus printed a replacement page, which is found in some of the copies. Although moving parts have not been included in its design, this section is not without interest, because it depicts for the first time the fact that comet tails point away from the sun.
The second part of the Astronomicum Caesareum deals primarily with observational problems and their graphical solutions. Thirty five octagonal paper cut instruments were included with woodcuts that are thought to have been made by Hans Brosamer c who may have trained under Lucas Cranach, Sr.
One of the most curious is a pair of volvelles for finding the hour of conception from the time of birth and the phase ashronomicum the moon. InPeter Apian was called to the University of Ingolstadt as a mathematician and printer. The great volume grew and changed in the course of the printing, eventually comprising fifty-five leaves, of which twenty-one contain moving parts and twelve more have index threads.
The book bears early provenance of Albrecht V, Duke of Bavaria who was astronimicum at Ingolstadt, was a patron of Apian and who presented casareum copies, in this case to Wolfgang Bosch whose bookplate is on the back pastedown. The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file pages on other projects are not listed:.
Wissenschaftliche Instrumente in ihrer Zeit. This print shop was active between and and became well known for its high-quality editions of geographic and cartographic works.
Before writing and crafting the Astronomicum CaesareumApianus had pioneered in publishing books filled with ingenious movable devices, the so-called volvelles. In other jurisdictions, re-use of this content may be restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details. Description Astronomicum Caesareum Macrocosm. A normal copyright tag is still carsareum. The single most impressive page is folio [E4], the mechanism for the longitude of Mercury, which contains nine printed parts plus a complex hidden infrastructure to allow movement around four separate axes.
Astronomicum Caesareum [Ingolstadt, ].
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Apian, humanist mathematician and astronomer and born Bienewitz cesareum Leisnig, Saxony Biene is German for bee, hence the Latinizing of his name to Apianwas the son of a prosperous shoemaker and studied in Vienna, Regensburg and Landshut where he produced his Cosmographicus libera highly respected work on astronomy and caesareumm which was to see at least 30 reprints in 14 languages and that remained popular until the end of the 16th century.
Views Read Edit View history. Production of the magnum opus must have taken the astronomer several years, for between and he published few other books. Apianus married the daughter of a councilman of Landshut, Katharina Mosner, in Next Apianus turns to two ancient eclipses, one reported by Plutarch in the year in which Darius was defeated by Alexander the Great and the other reported by Pliny in the second century B. Summary Description Astronomicum Caesareum Apianus was educated at the Latin school in Rochlitz.
Later editions were produced by Gemma Frisius.