Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Abbo of Fleury

  • Thomas HockeyEmail author
Reference work entry

Alternate Names

 de Fleury, Abbon;  Fleury, Abbon de

FlourishedFrance, circa9451004

Abbo of Fleury constructed a novel diagram showing planetary positions as a function of time.

Selected Reference

  1. Thomson, R. B. (1985). “Two Astronomical Tractates of Abbo of Fleury.” In The Light of Nature, edited by J. D. North and J. J. Roche, pp. 113–133. Dordrecht: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA