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Kepler’s SN OF AD 1604

F. Richard Stephenson and David A. Green

in Historical Supernovae and their Remnants

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507666
eISBN:
9780191709876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507666.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The most recent Galactic SN that can be confidently identified was seen in AD 1604, some five years before the advent of telescopic astronomy. This star, which appeared in Ophiuchus, reached a peak ... More


Turning the telescope to the Sun: Thomas Harriot and Johannes and David Fabricius

in On Sunspots

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226707150
eISBN:
9780226707174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226707174.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on telescopic sunspot observations in Europe. It suggests that the scientific study of spots on the Sun by European astronomers began in 1611 after the invention of the ... More


Fabricius’s Galeno-Aristotelian Teleomechanics of Muscle

Peter Distelzweig

in The Life Sciences in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199987313
eISBN:
9780199346240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987313.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Hieronymus Fabricius ab Aquapendente [Girolamo Fabrici, c. 1533–1619] was a long-time professor of anatomy at Padua and a participant in and contributor to the renaissance of anatomical studies in ... More


Visualizing Disease in the Early Modern Period

Domenico Bertoloni Meli

in Visualizing Disease: The Art and History of Pathological Illustrations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226110295
eISBN:
9780226463636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463636.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the role of images of diseased states in the early modern period. It argues that although several pathological images were produced in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, ... More


Enochic Traditions

Gabriele Boccaccini

in A Guide to Early Jewish Texts and Traditions in Christian Transmission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190863074
eISBN:
9780190863104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863074.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The period between the fifteenth and the nineteenth centuries is a crucial yet neglected period in the reception history of Enochic traditions. The Enoch books were “lost” in the West; Enoch, ... More


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