Petrus Apianus (April 16, – April 21, ), also known as Peter Apian, Peter Bennewitz, In , Apian printed the Astronomicum Caesareum, dedicated to Charles V. Charles promised him a truly royal sum (3, golden guilders). Peter Apian’s Astronomicum Caesareum (Ingolstadt, ) is one of the finest printed books in the National Library of Scotland, hand coloured. Folio ( x mm.), 59 leaves, title within woodcut border, woodcut arms of the dedicatees Charles V and his brother Ferdinand of Spain on.

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Description Astronomicum Caesareum This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. Inthe emperor made Apian an armigeri.

As a result of this magnificent volume, Emperor Charles V granted the professor a new coat of arms Apianus printed a replacement page, which is found in some of the copies.

He designed sundialspublished manuals for astronomical instruments and crafted astrojomicum “Apian wheels”measuring instruments useful for calculating time and distance for astronomical and astrological applications.

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The book uses caesardum as a way to represent the functions of the astrolabe, an instrument used to take astronomical measurements. Through his work, Apian became a favourite of emperor Charles V. The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that ” faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain “.

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Astronomicum Cæsareum

Approximately copies survive, probably the majority of the copies printed, since it is unlikely that anyone would throw away such a fascinating volume. Rivaling this page in spectacular effect is the opening GIIIv-[G4] with astronomicu, double cluster of lunar volvelles facing each other. The aatronomicum is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.


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Astronomicum Caesareum

Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Summary Description Astronomicum Caesareum The great volume grew and changed in the course of the printing, eventually comprising fifty-five leaves, of which twenty-one contain moving parts and twelve more have index threads. Among the first books he printed were the writings of Johann EckMartin Luther ‘s antagonist.

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Views Read View on Commons. Tools What links here Astonomicum file Special pages Page information. The book took approximately 8 years to produce: Eduardo Astonomicum and Isaac Newton. The emperor also bestowed some more unusual rewards on the astronomer for this typographic tour de force: Views View Edit History.

The book bears early provenance of Albrecht V, Duke of Bavaria who was educated at Ingolstadt, was a patron of Apian and who presented many copies, in this case to Wolfgang Bosch whose bookplate is on the back caeaareum.

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. Bosch may be, or be connected to, the Wolfgang Bosch who was mayor of Ljubljana, Slovenia from and whose arms which match the crest on the bookplate dated are set into his house caesadeum Fish Square, Ljubljana.

They would have 14 children cafsareum, five girls and nine sons, one of whom was Philipp Apian —who, in addition to his own research, preserved the legacy of his father.


Horoscopion Apiani Generale…, Ingolstadt From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The following other wikis use this file: Petrus Apianus April 16, — April 21,also known as Peter ApianPeter Bennewitzand Peter Bienewitz was a German humanistknown for his works in mathematicsasttronomicum and cartography.

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The work of art itself is in the public domain for astgonomicum following reason: The volvelles and caesaruem tables can be used to calculate eclipses and Apian devotes 2 chapters to the correction of historical dates by reference to these phenomena.

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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. This work is in the public caeesareum in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.

At Landshut, he produced his Cosmographicus libera highly respected work on astronomy and navigation which was to see at least 30 reprints in 14 languages and that remained popular until the end of the caesateum century. Apianus did not originally plan to have the two sets of lunar volvelles facing each other; at the back of the Rosenwald copy are cancel leaves for folios GII an GIII according to an earlier conception for this section of the book.

Apian’s work included in mathematics—in he astronomiccum a variation of Pascal’s triangleand in a table of sines — as well as astronomy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Public domain Public domain false false.