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  Conrad Gessner
Conrad Gessner (Konrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus) (26 March 1516-13 December 1565) was a Swiss naturalist born in Zurich.
To non-scientific readers, Gesner will be best known for his love of mountains (below the snow-line) and for his many excursions among them, undertaken partly as a botanist, but also for the sake of mere exercise and enjoyment of the beauties of nature.
In 1555 Gesner issued his narrative (Descriptio Montis Fracti sive Montis Pilati) of his excursion to the Gnepfstein[?] (6299 ft.), the lowest point in the Pilatus chain, and therein explains at length how each of the senses of man is refreshed in the course of a mountain excursion.
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 In 1565 konrad gesner of switzerland: Conrad gessner - wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Zoology summary
In 1565 konrad gesner of switzerland Gesner [Gessner], Konrad.
In 1565 konrad gesner of switzerland Gesner, Konrad von 1516–1565.
In 1565 konrad gesner of switzerland Gesner, Konrad.
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 The Galileo Project
Gesner continued to correspond with him after Myconius moved to Basel, and Myconius was instrumental in delivering Gesner from his first teaching position by writing to Ammann and Bullinger.
At the instigation of Alexandrinus, Amerfort, and Crato von Krafftheim, Gesner was granted a coat of arms in 1564.
Gesner held a position as town physician, but the extent to which he actually treated individual patients is not clear.
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 Konrad von Gesner Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
The Swiss naturalist Konrad von Gesner (1516-1565) wrote "Historia animalium," which is considered the basis of modern zoology.
Konrad von Gesner was born on March 26, 1516, in Zurich.
A true child of his turbulent times, Gesner was still enthralled by a semireligious vision of nature, a vision composed of an unstable mixture of Aristotle, Scripture, and a passionate desire to explore and observe nature directly and personally.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Gesner,
Gesner, Konrad von, 1516-65, Swiss scientist and bibliographer.
Gesner was noted for his scholarship and erudition in almost every field of knowledge.
Mike Gesner of the Bergen Crusaders slides safely into second as Nyack's Seth Kaufman awaits throw in a Connie Mack game Tuesday.
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 Gesner, Konrad Von (1516-1565) Biography | woes_01_package.xml
Gesner's Fossils, Stones, and Gems is significant primarily for two contributions to the study of fossils, minerals, rocks, and gems.
Despite the fact that neither Gesner nor his contemporaries recognized fossils as the remains of living things, he applied his remarkable knowledge of zoology to a practical classification of many fossils.
But it was Gesner's early illustrations and some of his methods of classification that highlighted the remarkable similarities between the fossil record and living organisms.
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 Conrad Gesner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Conrad Gessner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
'''Conrad Gessner''' (Konrad Gessner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus) (26 March 1516-13 December 1565) was a Swiss naturalist.
Conrad Gessner Born and educated in Zürich, he was the son of a furrier.
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 Scientific Classification Encyclopedia Article @ Genetically.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gesner's work was a critical compilation of life known at the time.
New World next brought to hand descriptions and specimens of many novel forms of animal life.
The representation of Natural Order in the work of Carl von Linne.
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 BLOOMING OF TULIPS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These "lilies" were in fact T U L I P S. An Austrian diplomat, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, sent his friend a Professor of Botany at Leiden University in Holland, Carolus Clusius, some tulip seeds and bulbs from Turkey in 1592.
A Swiss botanist, Conrad von Gesner, published a book in 1591 with illustrations of the tulip.
But it was in Holland in the seventeenth century that tulips became a national cult, almost a disease.
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 International General - Rare Books, Publishing, Research
A selection of 33 sections ("discourses"), on the intellectual and academic professions, including publishing, legal, alchemy, occult, etc., drawn from this ground-breaking Italian book (Florence, 1585) describing the work of all the known professions, trades and handicrafts.
GESNER, Conrad (Zurich, 26 March 1516 - 13 December 1565).
Also: Konrad von Gesner, Conrad Gessner, Conradus Gesnerus, Conradi Gesneri.
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 MrSci.com: All Science, All the Time
In 1665, using an early microscope, Robert Hooke discovered cells in cork; a short time later in living plant tissue.
The German Leonhart Fuchs, the Swiss Conrad von Gesner, and the British authors Nicholas Culpeper and John Gerard, published herbals that gave information on the officinal uses of plants.
A considerable amount of new knowledge today is being generated from studying model plants like Arabidopsis thaliana.
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 List of biologists
Johann Friedrich von Brandt (1802-1879), German naturalist (abbr.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), known for his literary works but also a scientist.
Jakob von Uexküll (1864-1944), Estonian biologist, founder of biosemiotics
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1528 Paracelsus (Theophrastus von Hohenheim), a Swiss physician and alchemist, wrote the first manual of surgery, "Die Kleine Chirurgia." (See Paracelsus in 1537) His middle name was Bombastus.
1545 Conrad von Gesner, Swiss naturalist, published the first volume of his "Bibliotheca Universalis," a catalogue of all the writers who ever lived.
He had been specifically invited by Albrecht von Brandenberg to prepare a book in Lithuanian that would assist the priests in teaching the native language and help spread the ideas of the Reformation, i.e.
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 Timeline 1525-1549
1527 Theophrastus von Hohenheim established chemotherapy and the modern school of medical thinking at the Univ. of Basel in Switzerland.
The 1835 poem "Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim" by Robert Browning was based on the life of Paracelsus.
1545 Sep 24, Albrecht von Brandenburg, archbishop, monarch, founder of The Brandenburg Concerts of Mainz, died at 55.
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 Decades History Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Benvenuto Cellini, Italian goldsmith, wrote his autobiography, which greatly influenced the Renaissance.
Conrad von Gesner, Swiss naturalist, published the first volume of his “Bibliotheca Universalis,” a catalogue of all the writers who ever lived.
In Mexico Bishop Fray Bartolome de las Casas championed the Indians in the area of Chiapas.
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 Books by Konrad Gesner, compare prices
Von Allerhand Kunstlichen Und Bewehrten Oelen, Wasseren Und Heimlichen Artzneyen
The Historie of Fovre-Footed Beastes : Describing the True and Liuely Figure of Euery Beast, with a Discourse of Their Seuerall Names, Conditions, Kindes, Vertues (Both Naturall and Medicinall) Countries of Their Breed, Their Loue and Hate to Mankinde, and the Wonderfull Worke of God in Their
by Edward Topsell (Editor), Conrad Gesner, Konrad Gesner (Editor)
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 Konrad Gesner
Curious Woodcuts of Fanciful and Real Beasts: A Selection of 190 Sixteenth-Century Woodcuts from Gesner s and Topsell s Natural
Konrad Ott - Das Wechselspiel von Architektur und Theologie
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