Drogobychskiy Yuri( Ukrainian astrologer, astronomer, doctor of medicine and philosophy.)
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He studied at the Krakow Academy, where in 1470, Mr.. received a Bachelor of Liberal Arts, and in 1473, Mr.. - Master. After that he studied in Hungary, in Buda, where he became a master of philosophy, and then - in Italy (Venice, Padua, Bologna). Among the teachers D. It should be noted Dzh.Manfredi, who later shared with the D. department at the University of Bologna: in 1478 - 1482 he. D. lectured on astrology and medicine at the university, and the 1481 - 1482 academic year was elected its rector thanks to its high prestige in the science of the stars. Parallel D. practiced as an astrologer. In Bologna, D. received the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Medicine (1482), In 1487, Mr.. D. returned to Krakow, where he taught astronomy, astrology and medicine. Among the disciples D. in astronomy was Nicholas Copernicus. Since 1488, Mr.. D. - Professor, Medical Faculty, Krakow Academy. D. was engaged in medical practice, becoming one of the best doctors of his time, in 1492, Mr.. he was assigned the official title of "royal apothecary" in the Casimir Yagellonchike.
D. - The author of several treatises on mundane astrology, predominantly on the prediction of eclipses. In particular, to this day came the manuscript of his treatise in 24 parts, with forecasts for 1478 and he is dedicated to the ruler of Bologna, Giovanni II di Bentivoglio. In Rome in 1483, Mr.. A book was published. "Prognostic judge ...", including mundane predictions. In this incunabula for the first time in the history of printing called Moscow, Vilna (Vilnius), Kafa (Feodosia), and hometowns D. - Lviv and Drohobych.