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Athanasius Kircher

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Athanasius Kircher
Born 2 May 1601 (or 1602)
Geisa, Princely Abbey of Fulda, Holy Roman Empire
Died 28 November 1680 (78-79)
Rome, Papal States
Alma mater Pontifical Gregorian University

Athanasius Kircher (Latin: Athanasius Kircherus; May 2, 1601/02 - November 28, 1680) was a German Catholic priest of the Jesuit order, a scholar and polymath who authored numerous works in a host of fields.

Selected Bibliography

in Latin

  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1631), Ars Magnesia: Hoc est Disqvisitio Bipartita-Emperica seu Experimentalis, Physico-Mathematica de Natvra, Viribvs, et Prodigiosis Effectibvs Magnetis 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1635), Primitiae gnomoniciae catroptricae 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1636), Prodromus coptus sive aegyptiacus 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1637), Specula Melitensis encyclica, hoc est syntagma novum instrumentorum physico- mathematicorum 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1641), Magnes sive de arte magnetica 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1643), Lingua aegyptiaca restituta 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1645-1646), Ars Magna Lucis et umbrae 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1650), Obeliscus Pamphilius: hoc est, Interpretatio noua & Hucusque Intentata Obelisci Hieroglyphici 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1650), Musurgia universalis, sive ars magna consoni et dissoni 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1652-1655), Oedipus Aegyptiacus 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1654), Magnes sive 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1656), Itinerarium exstaticum s. opificium coeleste 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1657), Iter exstaticum secundum, mundi subterranei prodromus 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1658), Scrutinium Physico-Medicum Contagiosae Luis, quae dicitur Pestis 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1660), Pantometrum Kircherianum ... explicatum a G. Schotto 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1661), Diatribe de prodigiosis crucibus 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1663), Polygraphia nova et universalis ex combinatoria arte directa 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1664–1678), Mundus subterraneus, quo universae denique naturae divitiae 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1665), Historia Eustachio-Mariana 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1665), Arithmologia sive De abditis numerorum mysterijs 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1666), Obelisci Aegyptiaci ... interpretatio hieroglyphica 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1667), China monumentis, qua sacris qua profanis, nec non variis naturae & artis spectaculis, aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis illustrata 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1667), Magneticum naturae regnum sive disceptatio physiologica 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1669), Principis Cristiani archetypon politicum 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1669), Latium 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1669), Ars magna sciendi sive combinatoria 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1673), Phonurgia nova, sive conjugium mechanico-physicum artis & natvrae paranympha phonosophia concinnatum 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1675), Arca Noe 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1676), Sphinx mystagoga: sive Diatribe hieroglyphica, qua Mumiae, ex Memphiticis Pyramidum Adytis Erutae 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1676), Obelisci Aegyptiaci 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1679), Musaeum Collegii Romani Societatis Jesu 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1679), Turris Babel, Sive Archontologia Qua Primo Priscorum post diluvium hominum vita, mores rerumque gestarum magnitudo, Secundo Turris fabrica civitatumque exstructio, confusio linguarum, & inde gentium transmigrationis, cum principalium inde enatorum idiomatum historia, multiplici eruditione describuntur & explicantur, Amsterdam: Jansson-Waesberge 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1679), Tariffa Kircheriana sive mensa Pathagorica expansa 
  • Kircherus, Athanasius (1680), Physiologia Kircheriana experimentalis