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Author Oresme, Nicole, approximately 1320-1382.

Title Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars) : a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction / with an introduction, commentary, and English translation by Dan Burton
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 319 pages) : illustrations
Series Medieval and early modern science ; v. 7
History of science and medicine library. Medieval and early modern science ; v. 7. 1567-8393
Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Part 1 INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTARY; I. INTRODUCTION; II. NICOLE ORESME'S LIFE AND WORKS; III. THE WRITING OF DE VISIONE STELLARUM: AUTHOR, DATE, TITLES, AND INFLUENCE; IV. OVERVIEW AND COMMENTARY ONORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM; V. MANUSCRIPTS; VI. EDITORIAL PROCEDURES; VII. CITATION LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED OR ALLUDED TO IN ORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM; Part II NICOLE ORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM Latin Critical Edition with English Translation; Nicole Oresme [De Visione Stellarum] [Liber i]; II. NOTES; Part III BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INDICES; I. BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDICES
Summary A translation of "On Seeing the Stars", Nicole Oresme's 14th-century treatise on atmospheric refraction, in which Oresme uses optics and infinitesimals to help solve the problem of astronomy, while proposing that light travels along a curve through the atmosphere
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-282) and indexes
Notes Text in English and Latin
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Subject Optics -- Early works to 1800
Refraction, Astronomical -- Early works to 1800
Science, Medieval -- Early works to 1800
SCIENCE -- Physics -- Optics & Light.
Optics.
Refraction, Astronomical.
Science, Medieval.
Optica.
Astronomi.
Optik.
Vetenskap.
Refraktion.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Computer network resources
Early works.
Vertalingen (vorm)
Commentaren (vorm)
Didactisch proza (teksten)
Analys och tolkning.
Form Electronic book
Author Burton, Dan.
LC no. 2006051700
ISBN 9047410890
9789047410898
1281400513
9781281400512
9786611400514
6611400516
Other Titles De visione stellarum. English & Latin
De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars)
On seeing the stars