Dr Philipp Nothaft

  • Chronology, calendars, and systems of dating (ancient to modern)
  • Medieval science (particularly astronomy)
  • European intellectual history (ancient to early modern)
  • Jews and Christians in medieval Europe
  • Vanitas vanitatum et super omnia vanitas: The Astronomer Heinrich Selder and A Newly Discovered Fourteenth-Century Critique of Astrology

  • Zaccaria Lilio and the shape of the earth: A brief response to Allegro's "Flat earth science".

  • Criticism of trepidation models and advocacy of uniform precession in medieval Latin astronomy

  • A Reluctant Innovator: Graeco-Arabic Astronomy in the Computus of Magister Cunestabulus (1175)

  • Astronomy and calendar reform at the curia of Pope Clement VI: a new source.

  • Controversial Rimes: Calender Reforms in the Old Empire 1582-1700

  • Magister Rheticus and his School Mates: The Struggle for Knowledge and Implementation of the heliocentric World System of Copernicus around 1540/50

  • Bede's horologium: Observational Astronomy and the Problem of the Equinoxes in Early Medieval Europe (c. 700-1100)

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