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Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything, edited by Paula Findlen

Label
Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything
Title
Athanasius Kircher
Title remainder
the last man who knew everything
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paula Findlen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Findlen, Paula
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  • Kircher, Athanasius
  • Jesuits
  • Intellectuals
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Europe
  • Germany
Label
Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything, edited by Paula Findlen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-445) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Athanasius Kircher and his world -- Baroque imaginary : the world of Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (1602-80) -- Kircher's Rome : a way to understand the Celeberrimus Museum Kircherianum -- Reveries in time of plague : Kircher and the plague epidemic of 1656 -- Kircher and his critics : censorial practice and pragmatic disregard in the Society of Jesus -- Quasi-optical palingenesis : the circulation of portraits and the image of Kircher -- Kircher, Peiresc, and the foundation of Coptic studies, or, The quest for Barachias Nephi -- Trees, some amulets, and the seventy-two names of God : Kircher reveals the Kabbalah -- Kircher's chronology -- Athanasius Kircher, Giordano Bruno, and the panspermia of the infinite universe -- Father Athanasius on the isthmus of a middle state : understanding Kircher's paleontology -- The
  • angel and the compass : Athanasius Kircher's geographical project -- Magnetic language : Athanasius Kircher and communication -- Publishing the polygraphy : manuscript, instrument, and print in the work of Athanasius Kircher -- Private and public knowledge : Kircher, esotericism and the republic of letters -- Baroque science between the old world and the new : Father Kircher and his fellow Jesuit, Valentin Stansel (1621-1705) -- A
  • Jesuit's books in the new world : Athanasius Kircher and his American readers -- True lies : Kircher's China illustrata and the life story of a Mexican mystic -- Athanasius Kircher's China illustrata (1667) : an apologia pro sua vita -- The
  • afterlife of a polymath -- Understanding Kircher in context
Control code
FIEb13110299
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 465 pages
Isbn
9780415940160
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53287635
Label
Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything, edited by Paula Findlen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-445) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Athanasius Kircher and his world -- Baroque imaginary : the world of Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (1602-80) -- Kircher's Rome : a way to understand the Celeberrimus Museum Kircherianum -- Reveries in time of plague : Kircher and the plague epidemic of 1656 -- Kircher and his critics : censorial practice and pragmatic disregard in the Society of Jesus -- Quasi-optical palingenesis : the circulation of portraits and the image of Kircher -- Kircher, Peiresc, and the foundation of Coptic studies, or, The quest for Barachias Nephi -- Trees, some amulets, and the seventy-two names of God : Kircher reveals the Kabbalah -- Kircher's chronology -- Athanasius Kircher, Giordano Bruno, and the panspermia of the infinite universe -- Father Athanasius on the isthmus of a middle state : understanding Kircher's paleontology -- The
  • angel and the compass : Athanasius Kircher's geographical project -- Magnetic language : Athanasius Kircher and communication -- Publishing the polygraphy : manuscript, instrument, and print in the work of Athanasius Kircher -- Private and public knowledge : Kircher, esotericism and the republic of letters -- Baroque science between the old world and the new : Father Kircher and his fellow Jesuit, Valentin Stansel (1621-1705) -- A
  • Jesuit's books in the new world : Athanasius Kircher and his American readers -- True lies : Kircher's China illustrata and the life story of a Mexican mystic -- Athanasius Kircher's China illustrata (1667) : an apologia pro sua vita -- The
  • afterlife of a polymath -- Understanding Kircher in context
Control code
FIEb13110299
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 465 pages
Isbn
9780415940160
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)53287635

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