Leovits Cyprian( astrologer and mathematician, one of the most famous astrologers of his time.)
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Biography Leovits Cyprian
(Leovitsy; Leowitz, Latin. Leovicius)
(8.07.1524, <23:52, Leonitsiya> Bohemia - 1574, Lauingen, Pfalz)
Czech (Bohemian) worked as a mathematician Palatine Otto Heinrich. L. - Author of a number of astrological works and technical manuals for astrologers. Among them, "Tables of directorates and profektsy", a treatise on the comet in 1556, "All of the eclipse from 1564 until the year 1606, carefully described and painted ..."," New Ephemerides "on the 1556 - 1606 gg., Astrological almanac" Lasztafel "(there, wherever) at 1558 g. The best-known works of A. are "clear and concise message on the assessment of the horoscope, based on the physical causes" (publ. on lat.yaz. in London in 1558), as well as the treatise "On the great connections ...", written by order of the future Emperor Maximilian II in 1564, Mr.. Sixtus ab Hamming in his 1583 treatise antiastrologicheskom. particularly active in criticizing L., calling him with the most prominent astrologer of recent decades.
In 1924, Mr.. in Germany have been published Astrological aphorisms "L. edited by M. Grimm ( "Astrologische Aphorismen des Cyprian Leovitius").
Tabulae directionum et profectionum ... - Aug. Vindelic., 1552.
Eclipsium omnium ab anno 1564 usque ad annum 1606 accurata descriptio et pictura etc. - Aug. Vindelic., 1554, 1556.
Ephemeridum novum atque insigne opus ab anno 1556 ad annum 1606. - 1557.
De conjunctionibus magnis ... - Lauingae ad Danubium, 1564.
Strauch-Leovitius. Astrologische Aphorismen. - Bad TцTlz: Verlag von AM. Grimm, 1924.
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