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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InPeter Apian was called to the University of Ingolstadt as a mathematician and caesareuum. 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.
A normal copyright tag is still required. Rivaling this page in spectacular effect is the opening GIIIv-[G4] with a double cluster of lunar volvelles facing each other.
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All this furthered Apian’s reputation as an astrronomicum scientist. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 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.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. On this map Ursa Minor is an old woman and three maidens, Draco is four camels and Cepheus was illustrated as a shepherd with sheep and dog.
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astroonmicum The volvelles and supporting tables can be used to calculate eclipses and Apian devotes 2 chapters to the correction of historical dates by reference to these phenomena. File File history File usage Global file usage Size of this preview: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Uploading old version of file from en. A page from Petrus Apianus ‘ Astronomicum Caesareum.
Alexander Roob, Alchemie und Mystik. Although moving parts have not been included in its design, this section is xstronomicum without interest, because it depicts for the first time the fact that comet tails point away from the sun. The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that ” faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain “.
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Il mito di Fetonte Rosa. Petrus Apianus April 16, — April 21,also known as Peter ApianPeter Bennewitzand Peter Bienewitz was caesareuj German humanistknown for his works in mathematicsastronomy and cartography.
Charles promised him a truly royal sum 3, golden guilders1 appointed him his court mathematician, and made him a Reichsritter a Free Imperial Knight and in even an Imperial Count Caesardum. The following other wikis use this file: Wissenschaftliche Instrumente in ihrer Zeit. Even in the sixteenth century it was a luxury book.
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Production of the magnum opus must have taken the astronomer several years, for between and he published few other books. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.
This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the United States. 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. 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.
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