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Flammarion, Camille 1842-1925

Works: 1,413 works in 3,920 publications in 18 languages and 14,628 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Biography  Musical settings  Popular works  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  History  Observations 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator, Publishing director, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Conceptor, Contributor, Other, Secretary, Annotator, Scenarist, Dedicatee, Creator, Former owner
Classifications: QB44, 523
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The Flammarion book of astronomy by Camille Flammarion( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bk. IV: The planets. Real and apparent motions -- The planet Mercury -- The planet Venus -- The planet Mars -- The minor planets -- Jupiter, the giant planet -- Saturn -- Uranus -- The frontiers of the solar system -- bk. V: Comets, meteors and meteorites. Comets in human history -- The motion of comets in space -- The constitution of comets -- Meteors and meteorites -- Bk. VI: The sidereal universe. The constellations -- The measurement of stellar positions -- The brightness and number of the stars -- The distances of the stars -- The proper motions of the stars -- Double stars -- Stellar spectra -- Radial velocities, spectroscopic binaries -- Eclipsing binaries -- The diameters, masses and brightnesses of stars -- variable stars -- Novae and supernovae -- The planetary nebulae, the Wolf-Rayet stars -- Star clusters -- The constitution, chemistry and evolution of the stars -- The diffuse nebulae -- Radio astronomy -- The galaxy -- Extragalactic nebulae -- bk. VII: The instruments of astronomy -- bk. VIII: Artificial satellites and space vehicles. Elements of extra-terrestrial ballistics -- One step: rockets -- Artificial satellites -- Space probes -- The prospect before us: astronautics -- Some astronomical data
Apokalypse : Mega Square by Camille Flammarion( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das letzte Buch der Bibel, die Offenbarung des Johannes (im Englischen auch "Apocalypse"), prophezeit das Ende aller Zeiten und schildert die Ereignisse, die das Weltende markieren werden. Während des Mittelalters wurde das Motiv des Weltuntergangs zu einem zentralen Thema in der Kunst und gleichzeitig ein Schreckgespenst des Volkes, das unter dem Einfluss religiöser Autorität in tiefer Angst vor einem zornigen Gott lebte. Glücklicherweise hielt dies die Künstler der Apokalypse nicht davon ab, ihrer Fantasie freien Lauf zu lassen und den stark symbolischen Charakter des Offenbarungstexts auf vielfältigste Art und Weise zu deuten und in den verschiedensten Werkstoffen umzusetzen. Dieses Buch bringt einige der berühmtesten Offenbarungsdarstellungen zusammen, von den Wandteppichen der Angers-Apokalypse bis hin zu den eigenwilligen Illustrationen endzeitlicher Visionen eines William Blake. Begleitet wird diese Visualisierung der Apokalypse von einem nuancierten Text zu den zahlreichen falsch datierten und nie gekommenen Weltuntergängen der Menschheitsgeschichte
Apocalypse by Camille Flammarion( )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The final book of the Bible, called both Revelation and Apocalypse, prophesises what will happen at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which deeply believed in God and was mainly ruled by religious authorities, this theme has often been used in art. Its symbolic content allowed for many different interpretations, using various types of support (tapestries, illuminations, sculpture, painting). This book pools the most famous pieces of art inspired by this theme, such as the Apocalypse drapery from Angers Cathedral, the carved tympanum of the Autun Cathedral, and the fresco in Albi Cathedral. The theme of the Apocalypse was a means to impress minds while also allowing artists to develop their imaginations."--Publisher website
Lumen by Camille Flammarion( Book )

65 editions published between 1870 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secretes of the space, astrology, eternity of souls
Omega: the last days of the world by Camille Flammarion( Book )

66 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omega, written by astronomer Camille Flammarion (1842-1925), is no less than an epic history of our future - a startling and unforgettable vision of the end of the world. Reasoned scientific speculation combined with probing philosophical inquiry lend credibility and magnitude to this tale of how humankind will physically and culturally evolve over the next several million years
Camille Flammarion's The planet Mars by Camille Flammarion( )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camille Flammarion (1842-1925) began his career at 16 as a human computer under the great mathematician U.J.J. Le Verrier at the Paris Observatory. He soon tired of the drudgery; he was drawn to more romantic vistas, and at 19 wrote a book on an idea that he was to make his own?the habitability of other worlds. There followed a career as France?s greatest popularizer of astronomy, with over 60 titles to his credit. An admirer granted him a chateau at Juvisy-sur-l?Orge, and he set up a first-rate observatory dedicated to the study of the planet Mars. Finally, in 1892, he published his masterpiece, La Planete Mars et ses conditions d?habitabilite, a comprehensive summary of three centuries? worth of literature on Mars, much of it based on his own personal research into rare memoirs and archives. As a history of that era, it has never been surpassed, and remains one of a handful of indispensable books on the red planet. Sir Patrick Moore (1923-2012) needs no introduction; his record of popularizing astronomy in Britain in the 20th century equaled Flammarion?s in France in the 19th century. Moore pounded out hundreds of books as well as served as presenter of the BBC's TV program "Sky at Night" program for 55 years (a world record). Though Moore always insisted that the Moon was his chef-d?oeuvre, Mars came a close second, and in 1980 he produced a typescript of Flammarion?s classic. Unfortunately, even he found the project too daunting for his publishers and passed the torch of keeping the project alive to a friend, the amateur astronomer and author William Sheehan, in 1993. Widely regarded as a leading historian of the planet Mars, Sheehan has not only meticulously compared and corrected Moore?s manuscript against Flammarion?s original so as to produce an authoritative text, he has added an important introduction showing the book?s significance in the history of Mars studies. Here results a book that remains an invaluable resource and is also a literary tour-de-force, in which the inimitable style of Flammarion has been rendered in the equally unique style of Moore
Gott in der Natur by Camille Flammarion( Book )

111 editions published between 1800 and 1932 in 5 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atmosphere by Camille Flammarion( Book )

16 editions published between 1871 and 1888 in English and French and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular astronomy : a general description of the heavens by Camille Flammarion( Book )

30 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French astronomer Camille Flammarion (1842-1925) called the study of the heavens 'the science which concerns us most'. He believed that learning 'what place we occupy in the infinite' could delight and instruct, and might even promote an end to war and strife. Flammarion dedicated the present work to François Arago (1786-1853), author of earlier work on popular astronomy. Since Arago's time, the capabilities of telescopes and other instruments had vastly improved, advancing understanding in areas such as the composition of stars. Flammarion sought to bring this new knowledge to the public in a charming yet 'scrupulously exact' style. His highly illustrated introduction to astronomy succeeded in reaching a wide readership, selling over 100,000 French copies before this English translation appeared in 1894. The 1881 French version and Flammarion's work on the origins of the Earth, Le Monde avant la création de l'homme (1886), are also reissued in this series
Urania by Camille Flammarion( Book )

61 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'inconnu. The unknown by Camille Flammarion( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les terres du ciel; voyage astronomique sur les autres mondes et description des conditions actuelles de la vie sur les diverses planètes du système solaire by Camille Flammarion( Book )

14 editions published in 1884 in French and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uranie by Camille Flammarion( Book )

52 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les merveilles célestes : lectures du soir by Camille Flammarion( Book )

68 editions published between 1865 and 1913 in French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreams of an astronomer by Camille Flammarion( Book )

33 editions published between 1883 and 1925 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomie populaire. Description générale du ciel illustrée de 360 figures, planches en chromolithographie, cartes célestes, etc by Camille Flammarion( )

9 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in French and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in the air by James Glaisher( Book )

16 editions published between 1871 and 1993 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted houses by Camille Flammarion( Book )

9 editions published between 1924 and 2003 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pluralité des mondes habités : étude ou l'on expose les conditions d'habitabilité des terres célestes, discutées au point de vue de l'astronomie, de la physiologie et de la philosophie naturelle by Camille Flammarion( Book )

61 editions published between 1864 and 1931 in French and Italian and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Camille Flammarion astronomo, editore e divulgatore scientifico francese

Camille Flammarion écrivain et astronome français

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Camille Flammarion französischer Astronom und Autor populärwissenschaftlicher Schriften

Camille Flammarion French astronomer and author

Camillus Flammarion

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