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

John of Toledo

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry

Flourished12th century

In 1185 John predicted a massing of all naked-eye planets for the following year. The event was to be accompanied by the appearance of the anti-Christ.

Selected Reference

  1. Newton, Robert R. (1972). Medieval Chronicles and the Rotation of the Earth. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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