The Astronomer And The Witch

Author: Ulinka Rublack
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198736770
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Katharina's life -- A Lutheran court -- The year of the witches -- Kepler's strategies -- A family responds -- Movements of the soul -- The trial continues -- Other witches -- Katharina's imprisonment -- Kepler's return -- The defence -- ...

The Anthropology Of Religion Magic And Witchcraft

Author: Rebecca Stein
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315532166
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[A look at witch hunts in Europe, early America and modern America] Alan
Dundes (Ed.), The Evil Eye: A Casebook (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press
, 1992). [Description of the evil eye in different cultures.] Peter Charles Hoffer, The
Devil's Disciples: Makers of the Salem Witchcraft Trials (Baltimore, MD: Johns
Hopkins University Press, 1998). [A detailed analysis of the Salem witchcraft trials
.] Ulinka Rublack, The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler's Fight for His
Mother ...

Kepler S Witch

Author: James A. Connor
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061737429
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The leitmotif of the witch trial adds a third dimension to Kepler's biography by setting his personal life within his own times.

Reformation Europe

Author: Ulinka Rublack
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107018420
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The first survey to utilise the approaches of the new cultural history in analysing how Reformation Europe came about.

River Of Ink

Author: Thomas Christensen
Publisher: Counterpoint
ISBN: 1619024136
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THE PASSION OF JOHANNES KEPLER On January 1, 1616, the astronomer
Johannes Kepler wrote a letter to the Senate of Leonberg, a town near the city of
Stuttgart in southwest Germany, on behalf of his mother, Katharina, who stood
accused of practicing witchcraft. Kepler was an exceptionally learned man, an
inspired mathematician who worked out the laws of planetary motion that would
lead Newton to formulate the principle of gravity; but his mother, like many
women of the ...


Author: Max Caspar
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486151751
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Definitive biography covers Kepler's scientific accomplishments — laws of planetary motion, work with calculus, optics, more — plus public and personal life, more. Introduction and Notes by Owen Gingerich.

The Musical Order Of The World

Author: Siglind Bruhn
Publisher: Pendragon Press
ISBN: 9781576471173
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But her abrasive behavior provoked her neighbors, who eventually used her
uncanny healing abilities as an excuse for getting at her by denouncing her as a
witch. After years of written charges and defenses (the latter from her son
Johannes's pen), she was arrested in 1620 and, but for the dispense Kepler
obtained from the High Court, would almost certainly have been executed.
Beyond filial loyalty, Kepler had strong reasons to do everything in his power to
help his mother, since ...