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The Use of Visual Media in Renaissance Cosmography: the Cosmography of Peter Apian and Gemma Frisius
Peter Apian's Cosmography (1524) first reached a large audience through the re‐editions of the Leuven mathematician Gemma Frisius. The book seems to have been intended as a didactic tool for use in aExpand
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The limits of influence
BRILL Phone (NL) +31 (0)71-53 53 500 Phone (US) +1-617-263-2323 Email: marketing@brill.com Historians of science often acknowledge the academic status of astrology in the early modern period, butExpand
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Consolations of astrology: theology, sublunary existence, and the Vulgus at Louvain university, 1521
In December 1521, the Louvain arts faculty hosted a public quodlibetica disputation about an astrologically caused world-wide flood that was expected for February 1524. This paper situates theExpand