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Diagrams, many with moving parts, designed to accompany the work Theoricae novae planetarum by 15th-century Austrian astronomer Georg von Peurbach, who taught at the universities in Padua and Ferrara. The diagrams demonstrate increasingly complex planetary motion. An early 17th-century inscription on the first flyleaf refers to an edition of Peurbach published in Venice in 1616.

Publication Date

11-23-2022

Keywords

Planets -- Orbits, Planetary theory -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Planetary theory, Codices (bound manuscripts), Diagrams, Volvelles, Manuscripts Latin -- 16th century, Manuscripts Renaissance

Disciplines

Astrophysics and Astronomy | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Renaissance Studies

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VisColl collation model XML file

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Link to sharable URL (not permanent): https://vceditor.library.upenn.edu/project/63726708254da0000187bc04

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https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9948093793503681

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https://colenda.library.upenn.edu/phalt/iiif/2/81431-p3dh18/manifest

Collation Model for LJS 64: [Illustrations to Georg von Peurbach's Novae theoricae planetarum].

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