passa ai contenuti
Ptolemy in perspective : use and criticism of his work from antiquity to the nineteenth century Anteprima di questo documento
ChiudiAnteprima di questo documento
Stiamo controllando…

Ptolemy in perspective : use and criticism of his work from antiquity to the nineteenth century

Autore: Alexander Jones
Editore: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2010.
Serie: Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 23.
Edizione/Formato:   eBook : Document : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Banca dati:WorldCat
Sommario:
Ptolemy was the most important physical scientist of the Roman Empire, and for a millennium and a half his writings on astronomy, astrology, and geography were models for imitation, resources for new work, and targets of criticism. This book traces reactions to Ptolemy from his own times to ours.
Voto:

(non ancora votato) 0 con commenti - Diventa il primo.

Soggetti
Altri come questo

 

Trova una copia online

Collegamenti a questo documento

Trova una copia in biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Stiamo ricercando le biblioteche che possiedono questo documento…

Dettagli

Genere/forma: Electronic books
History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Print version:
Jones, Alexander.
Ptolemy in perspective.
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2010
(OCoLC)401154038
Persona incaricata: Ptolemy; Ptolemy; Claudius Ptolemaeus; Ptolemy
Tipo materiale: Document, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Internet Resource, Computer File
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Alexander Jones
ISBN: 9789048127887 9048127882
Numero OCLC: 567359244
Note: Volume gathers most of the papers presented at the Caltech conference "Ptolemy in Perspective", held at The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology, May 31 through June 2, 2007.
Descrizione: 1 online resource (xv, 229 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contenuti: An Unpublished Astronomical Papyrus Contemporary with Ptolemy; Ancient Rejection and Adoption of Ptolemy's Frame of Reference for Longitudes; Ptolemy's Doctrine of the Terms and Its Reception; The Tradition of Texts and Maps in Ptolemy's Geography; Islamic Reactions to Ptolemy's Imprecisions; The Use and Abuse of Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe: Two Case Studies (Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Filippo Fantoni); Tycho, Longomontanus, and Kepler on Ptolemy's Solar Observations and Theory, Precession of the Equinoxes, and Obliquity of the Ecliptic.
Titolo della serie: Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands), v. 23.
Responsabilità: Alexander Jones.

Abstract:

This book traces reactions to Ptolemy from his own times to ours. It shows the complex processes by which an ancient scientist and his work gained and subsequently lost an overreaching reputation and  Per saperne di più…

Commenti

Commenti degli utenti
Recuperando commenti GoodReads…
Stiamo recuperando commenti DOGObooks

Etichette

Diventa il primo.
Conferma questa richiesta

Potresti aver già richiesto questo documento. Seleziona OK se si vuole procedere comunque con questa richiesta.

Dati collegati


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/567359244>
library:oclcnum"567359244"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:valueUnknown value: dct
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"2010"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2010"
schema:description"Ptolemy was the most important physical scientist of the Roman Empire, and for a millennium and a half his writings on astronomy, astrology, and geography were models for imitation, resources for new work, and targets of criticism. This book traces reactions to Ptolemy from his own times to ours."@en
schema:description"An Unpublished Astronomical Papyrus Contemporary with Ptolemy; Ancient Rejection and Adoption of Ptolemy's Frame of Reference for Longitudes; Ptolemy's Doctrine of the Terms and Its Reception; The Tradition of Texts and Maps in Ptolemy's Geography; Islamic Reactions to Ptolemy's Imprecisions; The Use and Abuse of Ptolemy's Tetrabiblos in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe: Two Case Studies (Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Filippo Fantoni); Tycho, Longomontanus, and Kepler on Ptolemy's Solar Observations and Theory, Precession of the Equinoxes, and Obliquity of the Ecliptic."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/803644762>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Electronic books"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"Ptolemy in perspective use and criticism of his work from antiquity to the nineteenth century"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=341400>
schema:url<http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2788-7>
schema:url<http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=510875>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10358520>
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Chiudi finestra

Per favore entra in WorldCat 

Non hai un account? Puoi facilmente crearne uno gratuito.