American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- See Johann Müller.
- n. German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
“John Muller, better known as Regiomontanus, is stated to have made an artificial eagle which accompanied Charles V. on his entry to and exit from Nuremberg, flying above the royal procession.”
“His disciple was Purbach, afterwards professor of mathematics at the same university and teacher of John Müller, called Regiomontanus after his native place in Franken.”
“Johannes Muller of Konigberg, also called Regiomontanus (14536-76).”
“The most noted professors were in the fifteenth century, Georg Pearbach, and his disciple Johann Müller, called Regiomontanus; in the sixteenth century, Giovanni Battista Capuano and Galileo Galilei, who also taught mechanics and other physical sciences.”
“It has been said by some that he studied under Philip Bervalde the elder, and by others under John Muller, otherwise called Regiomontanus, though De Murr, who has made diligent inquiry into his history, discredits both assertions.”
“Germany by Müller, known as Regiomontanus, and Waltherus.”
“It has been said by some that he studied under Philip Bervalde the elder, and by others under John Muller, otherwise called Regiomontanus, though De”
“The sage Johann Müller (aka Regiomontanus) predicts the second comiong of Christ in 1588.”
“Historians of astronomy know that before the late 17th century there are far more examples of astronomers who were astrologers or directly supported astrology than not let's try Ptolemaeus, Peuerbach, Regiomontanus, Apian, Copernicus, Rheticus, Tycho, Kepler and Galileo for starters.”
“Regiomontanus, secretary to Cardinal Bessarion and connected to Urbino by various personages, was summoned by Pope Sixtus IV in 1475 to revise the calendar but died shortly after arriving in Rome.”
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