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A Survey of the Almagest: With Annotation and New Commentary by Alexander Jones

Olaf Pedersen - Mathematics - 2010 - 470 pages
The Almagest, by the Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy, is the most important surviving treatise on early mathematical astronomy, offering historians valuable insight ...
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The Two Books: Historical Notes on Some Interactions Between Natural Science ...

Olaf Pedersen - Religion - 2007 - 424 pages
In 1982 Olaf Pedersen gave a series of lectures at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and in 1988 at Cambridge University. In the course of those lectures he developed The Two ...
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The First Universities: Studium Generale and the Origins of University ...

Olaf Pedersen - Education - 1997 - 310 pages
This is a general study of the development of higher education in Europe from antiquity until the end of the Middle Ages, set against a background of the social and political ...
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Celestial Revolutionary: Copernicus, the Man and His Universe

John Freely - Biography & Autobiography - 2014 - 288 pages
In the spring of 1500, at the apex of the Renaissance, a papal secretary to the Borgia Pope, Alexander VI, wrote that "All the world is in Rome." Though no one knew it at the ...
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The Fabric of the Heavens: The Development of Astronomy and Dynamics

Stephen Toulmin, June Goodfield - Science - 1999 - 285 pages
The story of our relationship with the stars and their celestial cousins is long, involving, and full of surprises. The Fabric of the Heavens, by science historians Stephen ...
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