• Ms. 892




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    Science
    Manuscript

    Neḥmad ṿe-naʻim


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. 892

    Place:
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Date:
    1600s

    Description:
    ink on paper; 4, 66 leaves (36 x 22.5 cm); Ashkenazi cursive Hebrew script

    Copyist:
    Shelomoh ben Yitsḥaḳ Ḳara

    Subject:
    Science

    English Text:

    David ben Solomon Gans was an astronomer, geographer, mathematician, and historian who was famously personally acquainted with Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe. The present manuscript of this work of astronomy and mathematical geography, with a global historical introduction to the subject, contains numerous charts and diagrams.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/v2/oclc/1280400580


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