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The Astronomia Europaea of Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (Dillingen, 1687): text, translation, notes and commentaries. [Astronomia Europaea. English & Latin]
AuthorVerbiest, Ferdinand 南懷仁, 1623-1688
Golvers, Noël
Pub. LocationNettetalPublisherSteyler Verlag
Date1993Phys. Desc.547 p.: ill., facsims.; 24 cm.
LocationHallway CasesCall NumberQB36.V4813 1993
The Astronomia Europaea of Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (Dillingen, 1687): text, translation, notes and commentaries / Noël Golvers, [editor].
"Jointly published by Institut Monumenta Serica, Sankt Augustin and Ferdinand Verbiest Foundation, Leuven."
Translation of: Astronomia Europaea svb Imperatore Tartaro Sinico Cám Hý appellato ex umbra in lucem revocata.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-527) and index.

***Graphic resource: facsimile reprints of original plates from Astronomea Europea, Yixiang tu 儀象圖 and Xichao ding'an 西朝定安 ; maps of Beijing, Imperial and Forbidden cities in Verbiest's time.
Keywords: Solar observations, lunar observations, astronomical mathematics, calendar and calendrical technology; court astronomers, Beijing ; meteorology, optics, hydraulics, music.

Subject(s)Verbiest, Ferdinand 南懷仁, 1623-1688. Astronomea Europea
Astronomy--China--History--Sources
Jesuits--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Contributions in astronomy
Astronomy--Early works to 1800
SeriesMonumenta Serica monograph series ; 28
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish, Latin
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #182
ISBN3-8050-0327-7LCCN94-207284OCLC29761942