Nayboda Valentin( German astrologer and mathematician.)
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Biography Nayboda Valentin
(13.02.1523, Cologne - until 3.03.1593, Padua)
According to the manuscript of Slounovskoy collections of the British Museum, H. came from Erfurt and was born on 13/02/1523 in 18:32 PM. He was professor of mathematics at the University of Cologne, and then spent many years in Padua.
H. - Author of a number of astrological works, in t.ch. Comments on Ptolemy, al-Kabisov and some other ancient astrologers. He prepared new Latin translation of "Tetrabiblosa" Ptolemy's full commentary. He wrote also belong to the commentary to the "sphere" Sacrobosco (set of beliefs about the earth and sky) and the mathematical treatise.
H. suggested that the average diurnal solar 59'08 "as a measure of time in progressions map corners and directorates. Thus, if the symbolic Directorate 1 б╟ of arc is equivalent to 1 year of time, then the rule N. 1 б╟ of arc corresponds to 370.6 days. This rule is known as the "arc of N.".
H. correctly predicted a sudden death - untouched by the decomposition of the body H. was found March 3, 1593, Mr.. at his home, crushed by books.
Enarratio elementorum astrologicorum ex Alcabitio et aliis Arabicus collecta. - Coloniae, 1560.
Astronomicorum institutionum, Libr. III. - Coloniae, 1580.
1. Astrological Dictionary.
2. Becker U. Lexicon der Astrologie.
3. Kowalewski K. Astrology School. The fifth lesson. / / Science and Religion. - 1992. - N9.
4. Thorndike L. A History of Magic and Experimental Science.
5. Poggendorff JC. Biographisch-literarisches Handwoerterbuch zur geschichte der exacten Wissenschaften.