Definition of Regiomontanus
1. Noun. German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476).
Generic synonyms: Astronomer, Stargazer, Uranologist, Mathematician
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Literary usage of Regiomontanus
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1. A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by Walter William Rouse Ball (1908)
"regiomontanus.' Amongst the many distinguished writers of this time Johann regiomontanus was the earliest and one of the most able. ..."
2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"... born at Königsberg near Coburg, and hence known as regiomontanus. He was the first who made humanism the handmaid of science. ..."
3. Introduction to the literature of Europe in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1847)
"regiomontanus died at Rome, whither he had been called to assist in rectifying the calendar. Several of his works were printed in this decad ..."
4. The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical by Alexander Chalmers (1816)
"To the same time may be referred his finishing that celebrated work, entitled " A New Theory of the Planets," which regiomontanus afterwards published, ..."
5. The Gentleman's Magazine Library: Being a Classified Collection of the Chief by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne (1889)
"... wherein he states that the " regiomontanus" of Earl Spencer has the recto of the first leaf blank (the title nowhere else supplied), and has no date or ..."
6. Introduction to the Literature of Europe, in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth and by Henry Hallam (1843)
"... and became the associate of his labours, t regiomontanus died at Rome, whither he had been called to assist in rectifying the calendar. ..."