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

Ascham, Anthony

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_78

Alternate Name

 Askham, Anthony

FlourishedEngland, sixteenth century

Englishman Anthony Ascham’s A Lytel Treatyse of Astronomy (1552) is one of the earliest astronomy books written in English. A chronological list appears in the selected reference below.

Selected Reference

  1. Johnson, Francis R. (1968). Astronomical Thought in Renaissance England. New York: Octagon Books.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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