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Regiomontanus, his life and work

Author: Ernst Zinner
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1990.
Series: Studies in the history and philosophy of mathematics, v. 1.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Zinner, Ernst, 1886-
Regiomontanus, his life and work.
Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1990
(OCoLC)610198843
Named Person: Joannes Regiomontanus; Joannes Regiomontanus; Joannes Regiomontanus; Regiomontanus; Johannes Regiomontanus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Zinner
ISBN: 044488792X 9780444887924
OCLC Number: 22108187
Language Note: Translation of Lebun und Wirken des Joh. Müller von Königsberg, gennant Regiomontanus.
Notes: Translation of: Leben und Wirken des Joh. Müller von Königsberg genannt Regiomontanus.
Description: x, 402 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Childhood. Kinship. The Leipzig Student Years. The Vienna Student Years. Astronomy in Austria. The Modern Sundial and the Discovery of the Magnetic Declination of the Compass Needle. Georg Peuerbach. Regiomontanus's Works in Vienna. The Years of Travel in Italy. The Epitome of Ptolemy's Almagest . The De triangulis . Correspondence with Giovanni Bianchini. The Padua Lectures. Venetian Works. Works in Rome. The Years of Travel in Hungary. The Tables. The Making of Instruments. The Observations. The Nuremberg Master Years. The Work Plan. Mathematical Works. The Printing of Scientific Works. The Almanacs or Ephemerides. The Ephemerides during the Time of the Discovery of America. The Calendars. The Determination of Cometary Sizes and Distances. The Making of Instruments. The Nuremberg Observations. Minor Works. Regiomontanus's Death in Rome. His Estate. Likenesses of Regiomontanus. His Personality and His Goals. Posterity's Judgment of Regiomontanus. Scientific Works in the Estates of Regiomontanus and Walther. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Supplements. Introduction (W. Kaunzer). From Konigsberg to Rome (R. Mett). Regiomontanus and Leipzig (H. Wussing). Supplements to Zinner's Book (F. Schmeidler). The Most Recent Results of Research on Regiomontanus (A. Gerl). Problems of Calendar Reform from Regiomontanus to the Present (K. Reich). New Results on the Mathematical Activity of Regiomontanus (M. Folkerts). On Regiomontanus's Arithmetic and Algebra in De triangulis Omnimodis libri quinque (W. Kaunzner). Supplementary Literature on Regiomontanus. Works on Regiomontanus Published in the USSR or Written by Soviet Scholars. Conferences Commemorating Anniversaries of Regiomontanus's Birth or Death.
Series Title: Studies in the history and philosophy of mathematics, v. 1.
Other Titles: Leben und Wirken des Joh. Müller von Königsberg genannt Regiomontanus.
Responsibility: Ernst Zinner ; translated by Ezra Brown.
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