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The famous astronomers Among them from left to right Walterus Tycho Brahe Tyge Ottesen Brahe...

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GIA4804431
Title
The famous astronomers. Among them, from left to right: Walterus (?) , Tycho Brahe (Tyge Ottesen Brahe), known as Le noble Danish or L'homme au nez d'or (1546-1601), Ulugh Beg (Oulough Beg, Oulugbek) (1394-1449), Timocharis of Alexandria (ca. 320-260 BC), Nicee Hipparchus (ca. 194-120 BC), Ptolemee (Claudius Ptolemaeus, Ptolemais de Thebaide) (90-168), Albatenius (Albategnius) (Muhammad ben Geber al-Battani, al Battani) (850-929), Johannes Muller da Konigsberg (Johann Muller) (known as Regiomontano, Regiomontanus) (1436-1476), Nicolas Copernicus (Nicolaus Copernicus, 1473-1543). Engraving of 1687 in “” Firmamentum Sobiescianum Ssive Uranographia””” by Johannes Hevelius (Johannes Hewel, Johann Hewelke, Johannes Hewelcke, Jan Heweliusz).
Artist
Hevelius, Johannes (1611-87) / Polish
Photographer
Giancarlo Costa
Location
Private Collection
Medium
engraving
Description

The famous astronomers. Among them, from left to right: Walterus (?) , Tycho Brahe (Tyge Ottesen Brahe), known as Le noble Danish or L'homme au nez d'or (1546-1601), Ulugh Beg (Oulough Beg, Oulugbek) (1394-1449), Timocharis of Alexandria (ca. 320-260 BC), Nicee Hipparchus (ca. 194-120 BC), Ptolemee (Claudius Ptolemaeus, Ptolemais de Thebaide) (90-168), Albatenius (Albategnius) (Muhammad ben Geber al-Battani, al Battani) (850-929), Johannes Muller da Konigsberg (Johann Muller) (known as Regiomontano, Regiomontanus) (1436-1476), Nicolas Copernicus (Nicolaus Copernicus, 1473-1543). Engraving of 1687 in “” Firmamentum Sobiescianum Ssive Uranographia””” by Johannes Hevelius (Johannes Hewel, Johann Hewelke, Johannes Hewelcke, Jan Heweliusz).

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© Giancarlo Costa / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ knowledge / engraving / human / astronomer / ptolemy / astronomy / copernic / Brah / Claude (90-168) / Nicholas (1473-1543) / Tycho (1546-1601) / 17

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