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The Resource Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars) : a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction, with an introduction, commentary, and English translation by Dan Burton

Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars) : a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction, with an introduction, commentary, and English translation by Dan Burton

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Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars) : a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction
Title
Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars)
Title remainder
a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction
Statement of responsibility
with an introduction, commentary, and English translation by Dan Burton
Title variation
  • De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars)
  • On seeing the stars
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
A translation of "On Seeing the Stars", Nicole Oresme's 14th-century treatise on atmospheric refraction, in which Oresme uses optics and infinitesimals to help solve the problem of astronomy, while proposing that light travels along a curve through the atmosphere
Member of
Cataloging source
CCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
approximately 1320-1382
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oresme, Nicole
Dewey number
535
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English and Latin
LC call number
QC353
LC item number
.O7413 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Burton, Dan
Series statement
Medieval and early modern science
Series volume
v. 7
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Optics
  • Refraction, Astronomical
  • Science, Medieval
  • SCIENCE
  • Optics
  • Refraction, Astronomical
  • Science, Medieval
  • Optica
  • Astronomi
  • Optik
  • Vetenskap
  • Refraktion
Label
Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars) : a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction, with an introduction, commentary, and English translation by Dan Burton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-282) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Part 1 INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTARY; I. INTRODUCTION; II. NICOLE ORESME'S LIFE AND WORKS; III. THE WRITING OF DE VISIONE STELLARUM: AUTHOR, DATE, TITLES, AND INFLUENCE; IV. OVERVIEW AND COMMENTARY ONORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM; V. MANUSCRIPTS; VI. EDITORIAL PROCEDURES; VII. CITATION LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED OR ALLUDED TO IN ORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM; Part II NICOLE ORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM Latin Critical Edition with English Translation; Nicole Oresme [De Visione Stellarum] [Liber i]; II. NOTES; Part III BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INDICES; I. BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDICES
Control code
568279413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047410898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004153707.i-321
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)568279413
Label
Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars) : a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction, with an introduction, commentary, and English translation by Dan Burton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-282) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Part 1 INTRODUCTION AND COMMENTARY; I. INTRODUCTION; II. NICOLE ORESME'S LIFE AND WORKS; III. THE WRITING OF DE VISIONE STELLARUM: AUTHOR, DATE, TITLES, AND INFLUENCE; IV. OVERVIEW AND COMMENTARY ONORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM; V. MANUSCRIPTS; VI. EDITORIAL PROCEDURES; VII. CITATION LIST OF AUTHORS QUOTED OR ALLUDED TO IN ORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM; Part II NICOLE ORESME'S DE VISIONE STELLARUM Latin Critical Edition with English Translation; Nicole Oresme [De Visione Stellarum] [Liber i]; II. NOTES; Part III BIBLIOGRAPHY AND INDICES; I. BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDICES
Control code
568279413
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 319 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047410898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004153707.i-321
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)568279413

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