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Verbiest, Ferdinand 1623-1688

Overview
Works: 211 works in 453 publications in 10 languages and 2,215 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Bibliography  Biography  Records and correspondence  Popular works  Sources 
Subject Headings: Engineers  Astronomers  Diplomats 
Roles: Author, Cartographer, Dedicatee, Editor, Honoree, Other
Classifications: G161, 915.1043
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Most widely held works about Ferdinand Verbiest
 
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History of the two Tartar conquerors of China : including the two journeys into Tartary of Father Ferdinand Verbiest, in the suite of the Emperor Kanh-Hi by Pierre Joseph d' Orléans( Book )

35 editions published between 1854 and 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand Verbiest, 1623-1688 : Jesuit missionary, scientist, engineer and diplomat by John W Witek( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Chinese and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu wei lu wen guo ji xue shu yan jiu hui yi wen ji, ji shu le zuo wei chuan jiao shi, ke xue jia, gong cheng shi, wai jiao jia de nan huai ren, ta zai dong xi fang wen hua jiao liu zhong suo qi de zuo yong, zai ke ji fa zhan shi zhong de gong xian, ben shu lun shu ke guan, zi liao xiang shi
Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623-1688) and the Chinese heaven : the composition of the astronomical corpus, its diffusion and reception in the European republic of letters by Noël Golvers( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondance de Ferdinand Verbiest de la Compagnie de Jésus (1623-1688) directeur de l'observatoire de Pékin by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

13 editions published in 1938 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kun yu tu shuo : [shang xia juan] by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyages de l'empereur de la Chine dans la Tartarie : Ausquels on a joint une nouvelle decouverte au Mexique by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

13 editions published between 1685 and 1865 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomia Europaea svb imperatore Tartaro Sinico Cám Hý appellato ex umbra in lucem revocata à R.P. Ferdinando Verbiest by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

21 editions published between 1668 and 1687 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xi fang yao ji by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

12 editions published between 1877 and 1977 in Chinese and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kun yu wai ji by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

13 editions published between 1794 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jiao yao xu lun : [1 juan] by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

11 editions published between 1670 and 2013 in Chinese and Korean and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kun yu tu shuo er juan by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

14 editions published between 1674 and 1985 in Chinese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand Verbiest, world map, Peking, 1674 by Ferdinand Verbiest( )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Astronomia Europaea of Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (Dillingen, 1687) : text, translation, notes and commentaries by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand Verbiest and Jesuit science in 17th century China : an annotated edition and translation of the Constantinople manuscript by Noël Golvers( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains two manuscript texts of Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623-1688), written in 1676 in Beijing to the attention of the Russian tsar, and brought by the legate Nicolas Spathary Milescu to Moscow. Both texts represent the oldest layer of the Astronomia Europaea corpus, and were until recently forgotten. Their recent discovery was in the form of a manuscript copy, which Chysanthos Notaras had made them in Moscow in 1693. The manuscripts have since then been kept in library of the Metochion of the patriarchate of Jerusalem in Constantinople. In this publication, the authors are reconstituting the Latin text, translating it in English and annotating it. In the Introduction, the manuscripts are situated within the corpus of Verbiest's Latin writings, and are depicted both the parts that were afterwards re-cycled in the well-known Compendium Latinum and Astronomia Europaea edition (Dilingen, 1687), and those that were eventually omitted. Moreover, the story of the Moscow manuscript, and especially that of its Constantinopolitan copy - until now the only remaining testimonium of it - is traced. This description also reveals an until now unknown reception of 17th century Jesuit astronomy, mechanics and physics in post-Byzantine Russia and South-Eastern Europe."--Publisher's description
Kun yu wai ji yi juan by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

8 editions published between 1796 and 1985 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kun yu tu shuo ; Kun yu wai ji : Shuo ling zhi yi by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

4 editions published between 1937 and 1985 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jiao shi li shu by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand Verbiest s.j. (1623-1688) als wetenschapsmens : was hij een groot geleerde? : bracht hij verouderde wetenschap naar China? by R. A Blondeau( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and Dutch and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Vlaamse missionaris die bijna twintig jaar aan het hoofd stond van het astronomisch observatorium te Peking
Xin zhi Ling tai yi xiang zhi : [cun 14 juan] by Ferdinand Verbiest( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ferdinand Verbiest

Ferdinand Verbiest Belgian Jesuit missionary

Ferdinand Verbiest belgischer Missionar und Astronom

Ferdinand Verbiest gesuita, missionario e astronomo fiammingo

Nan Hoei Jain 1623-1688

Nan, Huai-jen 1623-1688

Nan huai ren 1623-1688

Nan, Huairen 1623-1688

Nanhoai-jin

Nanhoai-jin 1623-1688

Nanhuairen 1623-1688

Vebiest, P. Ferdinandi 1623-1688

Verbiest, Ferd 1623-1688

Verbiest, Ferdinando 1623-1688

Verbiest, Ferdinandus

Verbiest Ferdinandus 1623-1688

Verbiest, Fernand 1623-1688

Вербист, Фердинанд

Фердинанд Вербист

페르디난트 페르비스트

フェルディナント・フェルビースト

南怀仁

南懷仁 1623-1688

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Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623-1688) and the Chinese heaven : the composition of the astronomical corpus, its diffusion and reception in the European republic of lettersHistory of the two Tartar conquerors of China : including the two journeys into Tartary of Father Ferdinand Verbiest, in the suite of the Emperor Kanh-Hi