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 Astronomia Europaea sub Imperatore Tartaro Sinico Cam Hy ex umbra appellato in lucem revocata
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‘European astronomy under the rule of the Tartar-Chinese Kangxi emperor. From darkness into light, an appeal revoked’

Nan Huairen, Ferdinando Verbiest, Ferdinandus Verbiest

Date: 1687

Original Language: Latin

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In Astronomia Europaea, Verbiest gives an account of Yang and Wu’s trial and persecution, and the restoration of the Western calendar and astronomy. The text was edited by Philippe Couplet (Chinese: Bo Yingli, 1623-93), and is 136 pages i…

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Morris, James Harry, “ Astronomia Europaea sub Imperatore Tartaro Sinico Cam Hy ex umbra appellato in lucem revocata”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_30402>



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