Bonaventura Cavalieri( outstanding Italian mathematician, astronomer and astrologer.)
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Biography Bonaventura Cavalieri
(1598, Milan - 30.11. or 3.12.1647, Bologna)
The age of 15 joined a monastic order JerцЁnimos and soon was sent to the University of Pisa to study mathematics, to the slope of which he appeared in childhood. K. was a student of Galileo. In 1629, Mr.. on its recommendation to. became professor of mathematics at the University of Bologna and stayed in this position until his death.
To. - By a large number of works in t.ch. New astrological practice "(dedicated to methods of secondary directorates)," Supplement to a new astrological practice, "and others. Matematicheskie Trudy K. played a major role in the formation of the infinitesimal calculus.
Nuova pratica astrologica di fare le direttioni secondo la via rationale. - Bologna, 1639.
Appendice della nuova pratica astrologica. - Bologna, 1640.
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