Jan Glogovchik( Polish astrologer, astronomer, mathematician, theologian, philosopher and physician, one of the most prominent Western scholastics.)
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Biography Jan Glogovchik
(Yan z Glogowa), Jan Glogovchik (Yan Glogowczyk), romanized. Iohannes de Glogovia (Glogovita, Glogoviensis, de Glogaw)
(1445, Glogow, Silesia - 11.02.1507, Krakow)
He got loud European fame, in 1468, Mr.. became a professor at the Krakow Academy (in particular, his lectures on the geography listened Copernicus), also lectured in several European countries, t.ch. University of Vienna. In recent years, life was a canon of the church sv.Floriana in Krakow. He died of apoplexy.
YA.G. - The author of many annual prognostication, which he produced, at least from 1475, Mr.. YA.G. famous prediction of what will be a black monk, who enters a Catholic church in disarray and confusion than the Huguenot heresy. After the speech, Martin Luther, which was Augustinian, wearing a black cassock, contemporaries were shocked by the accuracy of predictions. Among the works YA.G. - Astrological treatises "De 48 imaginibus celestibus" (1492), . "De profeccione et revolucione nati ...", . "Introductorium in astrologiam" ( "Summa astrologie"), . Comments on "Canon" Regiomontanus, . a treatise in defense of astrology, . Comments on "Sphere" Sacrobosco, . a treatise on physiognomy, etc.,