Tycho Brahe: Full Bibliography

Recommended Reading

J. Bennett & D. Bertoloni Meli, Sphaera Mundi: Astronomy Books in the Whipple Museum 1478-1600, Cambridge 1994

A. Chapman, "Tycho Brahe in China: The Jesuit Mission to Peking and the Iconography of the European Instrument-Making Process", Annals of Science 41 (1984), pp. 417-433

A. Chapman, "Tycho Brahe: Instrument Designer, Observer, and Mechanician", Journal of the British Astronomical Association 99 (1989), 2, pp. 70-77

J. Christianson, "Tycho Brahe's Cosmology from the Astrologia of 1591", Isis 59 (1968), pp. 312-318

J. Christianson, "Tycho Brahe's German Treatise on the Comet of 1577: A Study in Science and Politics", Isis 70 (1979), pp. 110-140

J. Dreyer, "On Tycho Brahe's Catalogue of Stars", The Observatory 40 (1917), pp. 229-233

J. Dreyer, "On Tycho Brahe's Manual of Trigonometry", The Observatory 39 (1916): 127-131

J. Dreyer, Tycho Brahe: A Picture of Scientific Life and Work in the Sixteenth Century, Edinburgh 1890. Reprinted New York 1963

E. Eisenstein, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early Modern Europe, Cambridge 1979, 2 vols

O. Gingerich, "Johannes Kepler", in R. Taton & C. Wilson (eds.), Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of astrophysics. Part A: Tycho Brahe to Newton, Cambridge 1989, pp. 54-78

A. Johns, The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making, Chicago 1998, pp. 6-28

H. Raeder, E. Strömgren, & B. Strömgren, Tycho Brahe's Description of His Instruments and Scientific Work, Copenhagen 1946

J. Shackelford, "Paracelsianism and Patronage in Early Modern Denmark", in B. Moran (ed.), Patronage and Institutions: Science, Technology and Medicine at the European Court, 1500-1750, Suffolk 1991, pp. 88-109

V. Thoren, The Lord of Uraniborg: A Biography of Tycho Brahe, Cambridge 1990

V. Thoren, "Prosthaphaeresis Revisited", Historia Mathematica 15 (1988): 32-39

P. Zeeberg, "Alchemy, Astrology and Ovid: A Love Poem by Tycho Brahe", in A. Moss et. al. (eds.), Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Hafniensis, New York 1994, pp. 997-1007

Other Texts

J. Dreyer (ed.), Tychonis Brahe Dani Opera Omnia, Copenhagen 1913-1929, 15 vols

O. Gingerich & R. Westman, "The Wittich Connection", Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 78 (1988), part 7

N. Jardine, The Birth of History and Philosophy of Science: Kepler's A Defence of Tycho against Ursus with essays on its provenance and significance, Cambridge 1984. Reprinted with corrections, 1988

A. Mosley, "Astronomical books and courtly communication", in M. Frasca-Spada & N. Jardine, History of the Book, History of the Sciences, Cambridge forthcoming

A. Segonds, "Tycho Brahe et l'Alchemie", in J.-C. Margolin & S. Matton (eds.), Alchimie et Philosophie à la Renaissance, Paris, 1993, pp. 365-378