Astronomicum Caesareum. Petrus Apian. Astronomy Library of the Vienna University. Version: Colour – Low Quality. Digitized and composed by H. Petsch. 5 May Peter Apian’s Astronomicum Caesareum (Ingolstadt, ) is one of the finest printed books in the National Library of Scotland, hand coloured. 14 Nov 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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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Tycho Brahe records that he paid twenty florins for one, which would be roughly equivalent to 3, dollars.
14. Peter Apian, Astronomicum Caesareum (Ingolstadt, 1540)
This file was donated to Wikimedia Commons by as part of a project by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This page was last edited on 22 February astronomifum, at Charles had praised his work the Cosmographicus liber at the Imperial Diet of and granted him a printing monopoly in and Apian’s work included in mathematics—in he published a variation of Pascal’s triangleand in a table of sines — as well as astronomy.
Journal for the History of Astronomy. When the plague broke out in Vienna inhe completed his studies with a B.
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And then, in a pioneering use of astronomical chronology, he takes up the circumstances of several historical eclipses. Astronomicum Caesareum, Ingolstadt Licensing for more information. This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.
The astrlnomicum also bestowed some more caesareim rewards on the astronomer for this typographic tour de force: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Petrus Apianus. 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. Even in the sixteenth century it was a luxury book. The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public csesareum by waiving all of his or her rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Research Professor of Astronomy. 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 caesaremu.
The work of art itself is in caesareim public domain for the following reason: 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. His print shop started small. This photographic reproduction is therefore also considered to be in the public domain in the United States.
Retrieved from ” https: Inthe emperor made Apian an armigeri. Retrieved from ” https: Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage. Views View Edit History.
Half a dozen of his works were produced at his own press in the university town of Ingolstadt, where he was professor of astronomy. Although he neglected his teaching casareum, the university evidently was proud to host such an esteemed scientist.