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Kircher, Athanasius 1602-1680

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Esperienze intorno a diverse cose naturali : e particolarmente a quelle, che ci son portate dall'Indie by Francesco Redi( )

12 editions published between 1671 and 1686 in Italian and English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Tarantella nel Salento : played on organs and traditional instruments by Athanasius Kircher( )

6 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The tarantella is an ecstatic folk dance from southern Italy with a long tradition extending to the present day. It actually came into being as a form of therapy following a tarantula bite: the musicians came to the patient's house, to the marketplace or church, and began playing. The victim of the bite danced to the point of total exhaustion in order to drive the spider's poison out of the body. The present CD is the result of the organist Liuwe Tamminga's longstanding preoccupation with this repertoire, notated between the 17th and 20th centuries, which has always exerted a great fascination on musicians. The special attraction of this recording lies in the fact that it combines outstanding historical organs from Apulia with a number of ;therapeutic' instruments: tambourine, castanets and triangle underline the rhythm whilst providing strong accents, and various plucked instruments such as the guitar and mandolin enter into a dialogue with the organ"--Distributor website
Physiologia Kircheriana experimentalis : qua summa argumentorum multitudine & varietate naturalium rerum scientia per experimenta physica, mathematica, medica, chymica, musica, magnetica, mechanica comprobatur atque stabilitur by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

42 editions published between 1680 and 1973 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonurgia nova by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

32 editions published between 1673 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu China monumentis, qua sacris quà profanis, nec non variis naturae & artis spectaculis, aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis illustrata by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

66 editions published between 1667 and 2013 in Latin and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work, by Kircher's regular Amsterdam publishers, represents the 1st edition of his "China Illustrata" in Latin. A subsequent unauthorized edition, in a slightly smaller format but with the same text and with artfully copied engravings, was published by Amsterdam printer Jacob van Meurs, also in 1667. When the authorized printers, Johannes Janssonius van Waesberge and Elizaeus Weyerstraten (who died shortly thereafter) were apprised of the situation they called for a meeting with Van Meurs, to be mediated by a third Amsterdam printer and attended by a notary public. At this meeting, on 27 June 1667, the aggrieved parties demanded that Van Meurs hand over the entirety of his copy of the work: all his printed copies along with his copper and woodblock plates. Further, he was to cease and desist from publishing this work again. In return Van Meurs received 3,450 florins, which basically covered the costs of his "reprint." Subsequent printings at the shop of Janssonius van Waesberge and Weyerstraten (and later with Weyerstraten's widow) used the slightly smaller engravings that Van Meurs had commissioned, though the text remained precisely the same
China illustrata by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musurgia universalis by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musurgia universalis by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

36 editions published between 1662 and 2006 in German and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volcano's, or, Burning and fire-vomiting mountains famous in the world, with their remarkables by Athanasius Kircher( )

3 editions published between 1669 and 1980 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athanasii Kircheri ... Magnes; sive, De arte magnetica opvs tripartitvm by Athanasius Kircher( Book )

41 editions published between 1654 and 1656 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athanasius Kircher fue un pensador jesuíta alemán del XVII que impartió clases de Matemáticas (Geometría y Astronomía) en el Colegio Romano. En el desarrollo de esta actividad intelectual desarrolló la teoría del Geocosmos. Para entender la obra de Kircher, del cual se han escrito múltiples tesis doctorales, hay que remitirse a los estudios que sobre él ha realizado el Doctor Leandro Sequeiros, en la actualidad profesor de Filosofía de la Ciencia en la Facultad de Teología de Granada. No se puede entender la actividad de Kircher sin enmarcarla en la propia significación del Colegio Romano, que quiso intervenir decididamente en el debate de la revolución ciéntifica de los siglos XVI y XVII sobre todo en el contexto de las ciencias naturales, la astronomía, las matemáticas
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Afanasi Kirxer

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Athanasiu Kircher

Athanasius Kircher

Athanasius Kircher deutscher Universalgelehrter und Autor

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Ατανάζιους Κίρχερ

Атанасыюс Кірхер Намецкі навуковец-унівэрсал

Атанасіус Кірхер

Афанасий Кирхер немецкий учёный-энциклопедист и изобретатель

Афанасій Кірхер

Кирхер, Атанасиус, 1602-1680

Кирхнер, Атанасиус, 1602-1680

אתנסיוס קירכר

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آتاناسیوس کیرشه

أثانيسيوس كيرتشر

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Latin (465)

English (109)

German (70)

Italian (38)

French (1)

Polish (1)

Spanish (1)