The Resource The man who knew everything : the strange life of Athanasius Kircher, Marilee Peters ; illustrations by Roxanna Bikadoroff

The man who knew everything : the strange life of Athanasius Kircher, Marilee Peters ; illustrations by Roxanna Bikadoroff

Label
The man who knew everything : the strange life of Athanasius Kircher
Title
The man who knew everything
Title remainder
the strange life of Athanasius Kircher
Statement of responsibility
Marilee Peters ; illustrations by Roxanna Bikadoroff
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A nonfiction biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century Jesuit, scientist, and polymath, [who] was one of the modern world's first scientific celebrities. His interests ranged from hieroglyphics to China to astrology to geology. He was one of the first scientists to formulate theories based on observation. In 1638, he was lowered into the smoking crater of Mount Vesuvius to observe how volcanoes worked. He published his findings 30 years later
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peters, Marilee
Dewey number
  • 943/.04092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CT1098.K46
LC item number
P48 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bikadoroff, Roxanna
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kircher, Athanasius
  • Kircher, Athanasius
  • Scientists
  • Intellectuals
  • Scholars
  • Volcanology
  • Scientists
  • Intellectuals
  • Scholars
  • Volcanology
  • Germany
  • Germany
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The man who knew everything : the strange life of Athanasius Kircher, Marilee Peters ; illustrations by Roxanna Bikadoroff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 56-57) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
59 pages
Isbn
9781554519736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • ocn974528272
  • (OCoLC)974528272
Label
The man who knew everything : the strange life of Athanasius Kircher, Marilee Peters ; illustrations by Roxanna Bikadoroff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 56-57) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
59 pages
Isbn
9781554519736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • ocn974528272
  • (OCoLC)974528272

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