A masterpiece of historical insight and scientific accuracy, this is the definitive work on Greek astronomy and the Copernican Revolution. Beginning with the ancient Egyptians, it ranges from the Pythagoreans and Plato to medieval European and Islamic cosmologies, concluding with detailed surveys of the works of Copernicus, Brahe, and Kepler.
Reprint of History of the Planetary Systems from Thales to Kepler.
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|Author/Editor||J. L. E. Dreyer|
|Dimensions||5 3/8 x 8|