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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms benl-00782
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  203 x 160mm
Extent:  4 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-4a
Language:  Latin, Greek
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1659-08-14
Short summary:  Discussions on several learned topics: the words of the author Origenes on pearls, the author's words on Descartes, and especially Kepler's discussions whether the moon is eclipsed by the shadow of the earth, and on the rising and setting of the sun seen from different positions etc.
Person:  Vossius, Isaac, 1618-1689, Librarian, Clergyman, Author, Scholar, author
Person:  Huet, Pierre Daniel, 1630-1721, Philosopher, Theologian, Bishop, addressee
Person:  Descartes, René, 1596-1650 (Stockholm), Philosopher, person referred to
Person:  Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630, Mathematician, Astronomer, person referred to
Subject:  Astronomy
COMMENTS
Comments:  Illustration on fol. 3a has been replaced by another illustration lying loose (here called fol. 3aa).
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