References for Christopher Clavius

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  1. H L L Busard, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Christopher_Clavius.aspx

Books:

  1. J M Lattis, Between Copernicus and Galileo : Christoph Clavius and the collapse of Ptolemaic cosmology (Chicago, 1994).
  2. C Sommervogel, Bibliothèque de la Compagnie de Jésus II (Brussels-Paris, 1891).

Articles:

  1. P d'Alessandro and P D Napolitani, The first contacts between Maurolico and Clavius: on the letter of Francesco Maurolico to Francisco Borgia (Italian), Nuncius Ann. Storia Sci. 16 (2) (2001), 520-522.
  2. R Bien, Viète's controversy with Clavius over the truly Gregorian calendar, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 61 (1) (2007), 39-66.
  3. E Knobloch, The Jesuit Ratio Studiorum, La connaissance des mathématiques arabes par Clavius, Arabic Sci. Philos. 12 (2) (2002), 182; 184; 257-284.
  4. E Knobloch, Sur la vie et oeuvre de Christopher Clavius, Revue d'histoire des sciences 41 (1988), 331-56.
  5. E Knobloch, Christoph Clavius. Ein Namen- und Schriftenverzeichnis zu seinen 'Opera mathematica' (German), Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 10 (2) (1990), 135-189.
  6. J M Lattis, Homocentrics, eccentrics and Clavius's refutation of Fracastoro, Physis Riv. Internaz. Storia Sci. (N.S.) 28 (3) (1991), 699-725.
  7. L Maieru, Euclid's fifth postulate from C. Clavius (1589) to G. Saccheri (1733) (Italian), Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 27 (4) (1982), 297-334.
  8. L Maieru, John Wallis : a reading of the polemics between Peletier and Clavius concerning the angle of contact (Italian), in Conference on the History of Mathematics (Rende, 1991), 315-364.
  9. L Maieru, ...'in Christophorum Clavium de contactu linearum Apologia :' on the polemics between Peletier and Clavius concerning the angle of contingence (1579-1589) (Italian), Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 41 (2) (1990), 115-137.
  10. C Naux, Le père Christophore Clavius (1537-1612) : Sa vie et son oeuvre I L'homme et son temps, Revue des Questions Scientifique 154 (1) (1983), 55-67.
  11. C Naux, Le père Christophore Clavius (1537-1612) : Sa vie et son oeuvre II Clavius astronome, Revue des Questions Scientifique 154 (2) (1983), 181-193.
  12. C Naux, Le père Christophore Clavius (1537-1612) : Sa vie et son oeuvre I Clavius mathématicien, Revue des Questions Scientifique 154 (3) (1983), 325-347.
  13. P Palmieri, The obscurity of the equimultiples. Clavius' and Galileo's foundational studies of Euclid's theory of proportions, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 55 (6) (2001), 555-597.
  14. D C Smolarski, The Jesuit Ratio Studiorum, Christopher Clavius, and the study of mathematical sciences in universities, Sci. Context 15 (3) (2002), 447-457.
  15. F R Stephenson, J E Jones and L V Morrison, The solar eclipse observed by Clavius in A.D. 1567, Astron. Astrophys. 322 (1997), 347-351.

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