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Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543

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  • Creator Nicholas Copernicus ; translation and commentary by Edward Rosen with the assistance of Erna Hilfstein
  • Format Books
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  • Publication Johns Hopkins paperbacks edition. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
  • ISBNs 0801845165, 9780801845161
  • OCLC ocm25832649


  • Translated from the Latin.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.


  • General Introduction / Pawel Czartoryski -- Introduction / Edward Rosen -- Copernicus' Translation of Theophylactus Simocatta. Copernicus' Study of Greek. Copernicus and Theophylactus. Copernicus' Knowledge of Greek. Copernicus as a Translator. The First Edition of Copernicus' Translation of Theophylactus' Letters. The Later Editions of Copernicus' Translation of Theophylactus' Letters. Theophylactus' Letters. Laurentius Corvinus' Poem. Copernicus' Dedication. Theophylactus' Letters, as translated by Copernicus -- Copernicus' Minor Astronomical Writings. Copernicus' Commentariolus. Commentariolus. Copernicus' Letter against Werner. Johann Werner. Wapowski and Copernicus' Letter against Werner. Manuscripts of the Letter against Werner. Letter against Werner -- Copernicus and the Money Question. Copernicus' Writings about Money (Parallel texts of Meditata, Denkschrift with Appendix, and Essay). Copernicus' Comparison of Silver with Gold
  • Copernicus' Conclusion regarding the Restoration of the Coinage. Proclamation of 6 November 1418. The Letter to Decius -- Copernicus' Administrative Documents. Copernicus' Scholastry. Copernicus' Leases of Abandoned Farmsteads. Copernicus' Approval of Four Financial Transactions. Copernicus' Inventory of 1520. Copernicus' Bread Tariff. Copernicus as a Guardian of his Chapter's Counting Table. Copernicus as a Physician -- Letters Written by Copernicus. I. To the Varmia Chapter, 22 October 1518. II. To Bishop Ferber, 29 February 1524. IV. To Canon Felix Reich, 27 April 1527. V. To Bishop Ferber, 27 July 1531. VI. To Bishop Dantiscus, 11 April 1533. VII. To Bishop Dantiscus, 8 June 1536. VIII. To Bishop Dantiscus, 9 August 1537. IX. To Bishop Dantiscus, 25 April 1538. X. To Bishop Dantiscus, 2 December 1538. XI. To Bishop Dantiscus, 11 January 1539. XII. To Bishop Dantiscus, 3 March 1539. XIII. To Bishop Dantiscus, 11 March 1539. XIV. To Duke Albert of Prussia, 15 June 1541
  • XV. To Duke Albert of Prussia, 21 June 1541. XVI. To Bishop Dantiscus, 27 June 1541. XVII. To Bishop Dantiscus, 28 September 1541 -- Index to Theophylactus -- Polish Places in Copernicus' Life and Work
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