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Astronomia Europaea svb imperatore Tartaro Sinico Cám Hý appellato ex umbra in lucem revocata. Catalogus patrum Societatis Jesu ...
AuthorVerbiest, Ferdinand 南懷仁, 1623-1688
Pub. LocationDilingaePublisherJoannis Caspari Bencard
Date1687Phys. Desc.4 p., 126, [2] p. ; 19cm.
LocationRare Book CabinetCall NumberQB36.V46 1687
Full title: Astronomia europaea svb imperatore tartaro sinico Cám Hý appellato ex umbra in lucem revocata à R.P. Ferdinando Verbiest.
Dilingae : typis sumptibus, Joannis Caspari Bencard, bibliopolae academici. Per Joannem Federle, Anno M. DC. LXXXVII. [1687]

Library copy imperfect: lacks folding plate [?]. Title vignette: symbol of the Society of Jesus.
Spine title: Verbiest Astronomia Europaea "B.M.Z.K.W. M 102"

Includes: Catalogus patrum Societatis Jesu qui post obitum S. Francisci Xaverii ab Anno 1581. usque ad Annum 1681. in Imperio Sinarum Jesu Christi fidem propugnarunt....e Sinico latine redditus a P. Philippo Couplet (pp. 100-126)
Originally compiled by Han Lin 韓霖 and Zhang Geng 張賡 under the title: Shengjiao xinzheng 聖教信證 ; completed by F. Verbiest. Cf. British Museum general catalogue of printed books. (Note adapted from OCLC #12353103)

Keywords: Solar observations, lunar observations, astronomical mathematics, calendar and calendrical technology; court astronomers, Beijing ; meteorology, optics, hydraulics, music>
See also: Golvers, N., Astronomia Europaea (1993)

Jesuits--China--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--Contributions in astronomy
Science--China--History--17th-18th centuries--Jesuit contributions
Calendar, Chinese--History
Rec. TypeBookLanguageLatin
CollectionRouleau ArchivesRec. #183