Tourism Part 3

Fischer 1940-1943 | Michel 2088-2091 | Scott 1818-1821 | Year of issue 1971 | People's Republic of Poland


1940
The house of birth of Mikołaj Kopernik in Toruń
(decorative label: Mikołaj Kopernik)
 


1941
Collegium Maius (the Jagiellonian University) in Kraków
(decorative label: handwritings from "Geometry" by Euclid)
 


1942
Olsztyn castle
(decorative label: astrolabe)
 


1943
Frombork cathedral
(decorative label: the heliocentric universe, drawing by Mikołaj Kopernik)

Glossary

Mikołaj Kopernik (born 19 February 1473 in Toruń, died 19 February 1473 in Frombork), Polish astronomer who discovered that the sun, not the earth, is the center of our solar system.

Translations

Mikołaj Kopernik 19 II 1473 - 24 V 1543 = Nicolaus Copernicus 19 February 1473 - 24 May 1543.
Dom Kopernika = The house of Kopernik.
Zamek = Castle.
Astrolabium = Astrolabe. Katedra = Cathedral.
Nicolai Copernici Torinensis de Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, Libri VI is Latin for: Nicolaus Copernicus on the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, Book 6.

Relevant pages

Fischer 1769-1776
Fischer 1852-1856

Resources

Tourism
Mikołaj Kopernik (Copernicus)
Jagiellonian University
Collegium Maius (www.krakow-info.com)
Geometry
Euclid
Euclid's elements (aleph0.clarku.edu)
Olsztyn
Astrolabe
Frombork
Frombork cathedral (www.geocities.com)
Heliocentrism
Image of the heliocentric map from Copernicus

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