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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Cordiform maps of the 16th century”. Horoscopion Apiani Generale…, Ingolstadt Public domain Public domain false false. Although he neglected caesageum teaching duties, the university evidently was proud to host such an esteemed scientist.
Approximately copies survive, probably the majority of the copies printed, since it is unlikely that anyone would throw away such a fascinating volume.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Through his work, Apian became a favourite of emperor Charles V.
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Thirty five octagonal paper cut instruments were included with woodcuts that are thought to have been made by Hans Brosamer c who may have trained under Lucas Cranach, Sr. He designed sundialspublished manuals for astronomical instruments and crafted volvelles “Apian wheels”measuring instruments useful for calculating time and distance for astronomical and astrological applications. Views Read View on Commons.
This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. InApianus moved to Vienna and continued his studies at the University of Viennawhich was considered one of the leading universities in geography and mathematics at the time and where Georg Tannstetter taught.
Retrieved from ” https: On this map Asyronomicum Minor is an astronomicu, woman and three maidens, Draco is four camels and Cepheus was illustrated as a shepherd with sheep and dog. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.
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The original description page was here. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Printed and bound decoratively, with about a known copies,  it included several volvelles that allowed users to calculate dates, the positions of constellations and so on. This print shop was active between and and became well known for its high-quality editions of geographic and cartographic works.
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TaschenbuchISBN Although moving parts have not been included in its design, this section is not without interest, because it depicts for the first time the fact that comet tails point away from the sun.
Inthe emperor made Apian an armigeri. Information from its description page there is shown below. The book bears early provenance of Albrecht V, Duke of Bavaria who was educated at Ingolstadt, was a patron of Apian cwesareum who presented many copies, in this case to Wolfgang Bosch whose bookplate is on the back pastedown. This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons.
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Public domain Public domain false false. The great volume grew and changed in the course of the printing, eventually comprising fifty-five leaves, of caexareum twenty-one contain moving parts and twelve more have index threads.
caessreum Alexander Roob, Alchemie und Mystik. The work of art itself is in the public domain for the following reason: The second part of the Astronomicum Caesareum deals primarily with observational problems and their graphical solutions.
This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions astronomicym copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. 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 at Fish Square, Ljubljana. Adobe Photoshop Elements 2. 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.