Copernicus and Nasīr Al-DĪn AL-TŪSĪ

@article{Veselovsky1973CopernicusAN,
  title={Copernicus and Nasīr Al-DĪn AL-TŪSĪ},
  author={I. N. Veselovsky},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1973},
  volume={4},
  pages={128 - 130}
}
  • I. N. Veselovsky
  • Published 1 June 1973
  • Physics
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
In his lecture "Trepidation and Planetary Theories", delivered at an international symposium on the subject "East and West in the Middle Ages" (9-15 April 1969; Proceedings published in Rome, 1971), Professor Willy Hartner of Frankfurt asserts that in the third book of Copernicus's On the revolutions ofthe heavenly spheres, in the chapter "How the reciprocal movement or movement of libration is composed of circular movements" (Chapter IV), the basic lemma was taken from the work of the famous… 

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