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Three Important Books in Early Astronomy Two Sacroboscos 1500 & 1518 And Galileo’s “Starry Messenger” and Kepler’s “Dioptrice”

At the turn of the century from 1480 to 1531 more than half a dozen different commintaries on Sacrobosco’s Sphera were printed yet among them all this one is arguably the most influential and important one, compiled by Francesco Capuano,... Continue Reading →

The variety of the human face. Johann Valentin Merbitz 1676

Johann Valentin Merbitz ;  Hrabanus Maurus, ärkebiskop av Mainz M. Johannis Valentini Merbitzii De varietate faciei humanæ, discursus physicus. Appendicis loco accedunt Carmina figurata, Rabani Mauri. Dresden. Apud Mart, Gabrielem Hübnerum, ex officina electorali, typis viduæ & hæredum Melchioris Bergenii. M. DC.... Continue Reading →

Important Books in Early Astronomy Two Sacroboscos 1500 & 1518 And Galileo’s “Starry Messenger” and Kepler’s “Dioptrice”

At the turn of the century from 1480 to 1531 more than half a dozen different commintaries on Sacrobosco’s Sphera were printed yet among them all this one is arguably the most influential and important one, compiled by Francesco Capuano,... Continue Reading →

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