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Re: Jakob BARSCHIUS, German astronomer

Jorge Stolfi wrote:

>   By the Middle Ages in Europe, the symbolism of the
> unicorn became
>   shrouded in mystery. It was not widely recognized
> or listed in
>   European star atlases until 1624 by German
> mathematician
>   Jakob BARSCHIUS.
> That is the only instance of "Barschius" known to
> Google,
> other than those in the usual VMs sites.  
> Was this one known before? Where can we find more
> about this man?

He was a pupil and son-in-law of Kepler.
More hits are found if you use his German
name Bartsch (and some other terms like Kepler to
narrow it down).

Cheers, Rene

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