Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Apian, Peter

  • Karl Galle
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Selected References

  1. Apian, Peter (1967). Astronomicum Caesareum. Leipzig: Edition Leipzig. (Facsimile edition with an appendix, “Peter Apianus and His Astronomicum Caesareum,” by Diedrich Wattenberg.)Google Scholar
  2. Gingerich, Owen (1971). “Apianus’s Astronomicum Caesareum and Its Leipzig Facsimile.” Journal for the History of Astronomy 2: 168-177.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Ionides, S. A. (1936). “Caesars’ Astronomy.” Osiris 1: 356-389.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Karrow Jr. Robert W. (1993). “Peter Apian.” In Mapmakers of the Sixteenth Century and Their Maps. Chicago: Speculum Orbis, pp. 49-63.Google Scholar
  5. Kunitzsch, Paul (1987). “Peter Apian and ‘Azophi’: Arabic Constellations in Renaissance Astronomy.” Journal for the History of Astronomy 18: 117-124.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Ortroy, Fernand van (1963). Bibliographie de l’oeuvre de Pierre Apian. Amsterdam: Meridian.Google Scholar
  7. Röttel, Karl (ed.) (1995). Peter Apian: Astronomie, Kosmographie und Mathematik am Beginn der Neuzeit. Buxheim: Polygon-Verlag.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany