Blazy( Italian astrologer and natural philosopher.)
Comments for Blazy
(lat. Blasius de Parma),
Biagio Pelakani (Pelikan; Biagio Pelacani, Biagio Pelicani da Parma)
(ca. 1345, Parma - 1416, ibid)
In 1377, Mr.. doctorate at the University of Pavia. At the turn of 1370-x - 80-ies. taught astrology, logic and philosophy at the University of Bologna. In 1384 - 86 years. taught astrology and philosophy at Padua, in 1387 - 88 years. was a professor of astrology and philosophy in Bologna in 1388 - 89 years. lectured at the University of Florence. Then again, he taught at Pavia and Padua (until 1411). B.P. also traveled to France, he defended his doctoral thesis in Paris.
Contemporaries called B.P. most versatile philosopher and mathematician of his time, saying that B.P. among philosophers is like the sun among the stars. In his philosophical views B.P. was a materialist and determinist. He denied the immortality of reasonable souls, while recognizing the eternity of the world and the predetermination of events on Earth, which arises because of the impact of celestial bodies and constellations. But then he changed his mind. In 1405, Mr.. He attacks the idea of astrological determinism in astrological prognostication "Iudicium revolutionis anni 1405", . arguing, . that although the stars and the impact on people and events, . but the will of God and human free will can resist their influence.,
. wrote a large number of treatises on various fields of knowledge, t.ch. on astrology, astronomy, optics, statics, theology, meteorology and mathematics. Among them - a number of comments on the works of Aristotle, commentaries on the "Sphere" Sacrobosco, a treatise on the theory of planetary. His writings were highly regarded and copied by hand, even well-known scientists. Most of his work has not yet been published.
B.P. making astrological forecasts - both orally and in print. According to Simon de Phares, B.P. make predictions for the comet, which appeared on Feb. 25, 1402 at 28 б¦ Aries, and also predicted the death of Charles d'Orleans in his horoscope.
Student B. Prosdochimo de 'Beldomandi also became a renowned astrologer, from 1422 g. He was a professor of astrology in Padua.