On Tycho's Island: Tycho Brahe, Science, and Culture in the Sixteenth Century / Edition 1by John Robert Christianson, J. R. Christianson
Explores Brahe's wide range of activities which encompass much more than his reputed role of astronomer.See more details below
Explores Brahe's wide range of activities which encompass much more than his reputed role of astronomer.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Abridged edition
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; Part I. On Tycho's Island: Introduction; 1. In King Frederick's service, 1575–1576; 2. Junker and peasants, 1576–1581; 3. Among friends, 1570–1576; 4. Founding the familia, 1576–1584; 5. Breakthrough, 1584–1587; 6. The problem of continuity, 1580–1591; 7. The school of Europe, 1591–1593; 8. Magdalene and Calumny, 1593–1597; 9. The tempest, 1597; 10. Epilogue: in search of Maecenas, 1597–1599; 11. Legacy; Part II. Tycho Brahe's Coworkers: Bibliographical directory; Glossary of technical terms.
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