Grizogono Federico( Dalmatian astrologer and physician.)
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(Grisogono), Federikus De Hrizogonis (romanized. Federicus De Chrysogonis)
(1472, Zadar, Dalmatia, Yugoslavia - 2.02.1538, Zadar)
Belonged to one of the most famous and noblest families of the city of Zadar (Zara). After active participation in military operations in Italy and France, he studied philosophy and medicine at Padua. In 1506/1507, Mr.. G. doctorate in the University of Padua and became a teacher of astrology and mathematics. However, the career of Professor little suited for an aristocrat, and in 1508, Mr.. G. returned to Zadar. The last 20 years of life D. held in his native city, occupying various social positions, conducting a medical practice and making astronomical observations. In 1512, Mr.. He visited Venice, where he was brought to trial for his astrological predictions Policy.
In their studies medicine G. vigorously defended the medical astrology. Great importance has developed G. theory of sea tides. He found that the tides result from a combination of influences on the Earth Sun and Moon. G. created a mathematical model that allows prediction of high water with high accuracy. To have survived only two works of G.