Angelus, Johannes( German astrologer, astronomer and physician.)
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Biography Angelus, Johannes
(lat. Angelus; it. Engel, Engel)
(<2.03.1453> Aichach, Upper Bavaria - 29.09.1512, Vienna, Austria)
In 1468, Mr.. enrolled in the University of Vienna, where he studied under the famous Regiomontanus. In January 1471, Mr.. A. received a bachelor's degree. He then continued his studies in Italy, or by other sources, in Ingolshtadskom university in Bavaria. Thesis on the degree of Master of Arts (Ingolstadt, 1474), A. began practice as an astrologer in Augsburg. There, in 1489, Mr.. he published his "Ephemerides", based on the tables of Regiomontanus. In the same year a. published a revised translation of eight-labor Abu Ma `ball" De magnis conjunctionibus ", on the effects of compounds of Jupiter and Saturn. A. also wrote a treatise on calendar reform, and many annual astrological forecasts (known for his astrological almanacs for 1484, 1488, 1489, 1490. and predictions for 1487 and 1488 gg.). The most popular treatise A. "Astrolabium planum", released in Augsburg in 1488 he. and then twice reprinted in Venice - in 1494, Mr.. (together with a treatise. "De nativitatibus") and in 1502, Mr..
In 1492-97 he. A. taught mathematics and poetry at the University Ingolshtadskom. In 1497, Mr.. A. began to study medicine, soon after he moved to Vienna, practiced as a doctor in Krems. He improved tables of the planets Purbaha and earned a reputation as a beautiful astronomer.