Su Historia Animalium en cuatro volúmenes (1551-1558) se considera el principio de la zoología moderna. folio), publicando él mismo únicamente Enchiridion historiae plantarum (iszli) y el Catalogus plantarum (1542) en cuatro idiomas. He cut relevant passages out of books, grouped the cuttings by general theme, subdivided the groups into more specific categories, and boxed them. He first saw a tulip in April 1559, growing in the garden of the magistrate Johann Heinrich Herwart at Augsberg, and called it Tulipa turcarum, the Turkish tulip. Superb woodcut from Gessner's FIRST EDITION of the THIERBUCH, 1563. New York: Garland Publishing. [3] Although some of his friends again came to his aid, he was appointed to obtaining a teaching position for him, this was in the lowest class and attracted a stipend barely more than a pittance. [8] In addition to his monumental work on animal life, the Historiae animalium (1551–1558),[19] he amassed a very large collection of notes and wood engravings of plants, but only published two botanical works in his lifetime, Historia plantarum et vires (1541)[20] and the Catalogus plantarum (1542)[21] in four languages. El seu llibre en 6 volums Historiae animalium (1551–1558) es considera l'inici de la moderna zoologia, i el gènere de plantes Gesneria (dins la família Gesneriaceae) reben aquest nom en honor seu. At the time of his death, Gesner had published 72 books, and written 18 more unpublished manuscripts. Destaca su tratado de zoología Historia animalium, considerada el punto de partida de la Zoología moderna. But religious persecution forced him to leave Paris for Strasbourg, but being unable to secure employment, returned to Zürich. Not only did they send him their ideas, but also sent him plants, animals and gems. Through it, Gessner became known as the "father of bibliography." Conrad Gessner o en diferentes idiomas Konrad Gessner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus y Conrado Gesnero. The name has a number of spellings including, Provincial governor and a leader of Swiss protestants, sfn error: multiple targets (2×): CITEREFGessner1555 (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFTopsell1658 (, "3: Zurich lives in the latter part of the sixteenth century - The biography of Gesner by Simler", "Animal drawings collected by Felix Platter (1536-1614), part 2", "Moffett, Thomas (1553-1604) Insectorum, sive, Minimorum animalium theatrum", "Insectorvm Sive Minimorum Animalivm Theatrvm", Online Galleries, History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries, McCarthy, Eugene M. "Conrad Gesner. Johann Conrad Gessner (no confundir con Johannes Gessner (1709-1790), o Konrad Gessner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus) ( 26 de marzo de 1516 - 13 de diciembre de 1565) fue un naturalista y bibliógrafo suizo. He became Zürich's City Physician, but was able to spend much of his time on collecting, research and writing. Gesneri...Historiae Animalium Liber II qui est de Quadrupedibus Oviparis: nunc denuo recognitus ac pluribus in locis ab ipso authore ante obitum emendatus & auctus atque aliguot novis iconibus & descriptionibus locupletatus ac denique brevibus in margine annotationibus illustratus: Although the title indicated that twenty one parts were intended, only nineteen books were included. His next major work was his unique Bibliotheca (1545),[18] a landmark in the history of bibliography in which he set out to catalogue all the writers who had ever lived and their works. [3] In school, he impressed his teachers so much that a few of them helped sponsor him so that he could further his education, including arranging a scholarship for him to attend university in France to study theology (1532–1533) at the age of 17. (26 de marzo de 1516 - 13 de diciembre de 1565) fue un naturalista suizo. His work on plants was not published until centuries after his death. Johann Conrad Gessner, nado o 26 de marzo de 1516 e finado o 13 de decembro de 1565, tamén coñecido como Konrad Gessner, Conrad von Gesner, Conrad Gesner e Conradus Gesnerus (non confundir con Johannes Gessner, 1709-1790), foi un naturalista e bibliógrafo suízo.. A súa Historia Animalium en catro volmes (1551 - 1558) considérase como o fundamento da zooloxía moderna Gessner's great zoological work, Historiae animalium, is a 4,500-page encyclopedia of animals that appeared in Zürich in 4 volumes between 1551 and 1558: quadrupeds, amphibians, birds, and fishes. Es zeigt erstmals die originalen Zeichnungen, die dem Schweizer Arzt und Naturforscher Conrad Gessner als Vorlagen für sein weltberühmtes »Thierbuch« dienten. The book unlike many works of its time was illustrated with hand-colored woodcuts drawn from personal observations by Gessner and his colleagues.[32]. You can set your cookie preferences using the toggles below. A number of plants and animals have been named after him. [4] Despite his traveling ways and the job of maintaining his own gardens, Gesner probably spent most of his time inside his own extensive library. [33] Later in 1556 he also combined real and fictional creatures in his edition of the works of Claudius Aelianus. [3] One of his teachers in Zürich acted as a foster father to him after the death of his father at the Battle of Kappel (1531), another provided him with three years of board and lodging, while yet another arranged his further education at the upper school in Strasbourg, the Strasbourg Academy. (en latín) o Historia de los animales, es un catálogo zoológico escrito por Conrad von Gesner y publicado en Zúrich entre los años 1551 y 1587. Darin die Art /natur und eigenschafft aller vöglen (.) In the words of science writer Anna Pavord, "He was a one-man search engine, a 16th-century Google with the added bonus of critical evaluation. In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone , we meet a band of spirited and … A Historia animalium foi a obra mestra de Gessner, e foi a máis lida de todas as historias naturais do Renacemento. A German translation of the first 4 volumes titled Thierbuch was published in Zürich in 1563. Das ist eine kurtze beschreybung aller vierfüssigen Thieren (.) Historia animalium includes sketches for many well-known animals, and some fictional ones, including unicorns and mermaids. [4], Gessner is credited with a number of the first descriptions of species in Europe, both animals such as the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), guinea pig (Cavia porcellus)[10] and turkey (Meleagris),[11] as well as plants such as the tulip (Tulipa gesneriana). He created a new, comprehensive description of the Animal Kingdom. In 1753 Carl Linnaeus named Tulipa gesneriana, the type species of the Tulipa genus, in his honour. 2) Vogelbuch. In 1545, after four years of research, Gessner published his remarkable Bibliotheca universalis,[18] an exhaustive catalogue of all known works in Latin, Greek and Hebrew, of all writers who had ever lived, with the titles of their works, and brief annotations. This was a revision of an original work by the Italian cleric, Varinus Phavorinus or Guarino of Favera (d. 1537), Magnum ac perutile dictionarium (1523). It was in the last decade of his life that he began to compile his major botanical work, Historia plantarum. Consta de cinco volúmenes con un total de 4 500 páginas 2 Gessner's great zoological work, Historia animalium,[19] is a 4,500-page encyclopedia of animals that appeared in Zürich in 4 volumes between 1551 and 1558: quadrupeds, amphibians, birds, and fishes. The society's annual publication, the Neujahrsblatt der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich was devoted to a bioography of Gessner in 1966, to celebrate the 400th anniversary of his death.[41]. But when Gessner doubted the accuracy of the opinions he relayed in his own writings, or the validity of the illustrations he included, he clearly said so. However he then obtained paid leave of absence to study medicine at the University of Basel (1536). Gessner, Conrad. The work, which included his own bio-bibliography, listed some three thousand authors alphabetically, and was the first modern bibliography published since the invention of printing. He is regarded as the father of modern scientific bibliography, zoology and botany. [38] A year after his death, his friend Josias Simler published a biography of Gessner. For Gessner’s Historia animalium, I have particularly benefitted from the insights in Laurent Pinon, ‘Conrad Gessner and the Historical Depth of. [3][8] Over his lifetime he was able to produce some 70 publications on many different subjects. A genus of moths is also named Gesneria after him. Historia animalium ("History of the Animals"), published at Zurich in 1551–1558 and 1587, is an encyclopedic "inventory of renaissance zoology" by Conrad Gessner (1516–1565). He even attempted to establish a "universal library" of all books in existence. Some dirt, but overall The book is Clean and in descent condition for it’s age. This book was considered to be the first modern zoological work. In 1541 he prefixed to his treatise on milk and milk products, Libellus de lacte et operibus lactariis[6] a letter addressed to his friend Jacob Avienus (Vogel)[7][b] of Glarus on the wonders to be found among the mountains, declaring his love for them, and his firm resolve to climb at least one mountain every year, not only to collect flowers, but in order to exercise his body. Although primarily for purposes of botanical collection, he also extolled mountain climbing for the sake of exercise and enjoyment of the beauties of nature. Reference: Nissen Thierbuch 59. Under Pope Paul IV the Pauline Index felt that the religious convictions of an author contaminated all his writings. The scale and scientific rigour of these were unusual for the time, and Gessner was a skilled artist, producing detailed drawings of specific plant parts that illustrated their characteristics, with extensive marginal notation discussing their growth form and habitation. Nacido y educado en Zurich, fue el hijo de un peletero. Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Thierbuch - 1563/1563 Description Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) ... Conrad Gessner (Latin: Conradus Gesnerus) 26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss physician, naturalist, bibliographer, and philologist. There he attended the University of Bourges and University of Paris. Some damaged pages, repaired margins, Rare but some pages Are teared or Have small pieces of an page missing. This rising observational approach was new to Renaissance scholars because people usually relied completely upon Classical writers for their research. Johann Conrad Gessner, Konrad Gessner, Conrad von Gesner o Conradus Gesnerus (26 de marzo de 1516-13 de diciembre de 1565) fue un naturalista y bibliógrafo suizo (no confundir con Johannes Gessner, 1709-1790). [33], Over his lifetime, Gessner amassed a considerable collection of plants and seeds and made extensive notes and wood engravings. Conrad Gessner (* 16. oder 26. Reference: Nissen THIERBUCH 59. He could then retrieve and arrange the cuttings as needed. [2] In 1537, at the age of 21, his publication of a Graecolatin dictionary led to his sponsors obtained for him the professorship of Greek at the newly founded academy of Lausanne (then belonging to Bern). His work on insects was edited by various authors, including Thomas Penny, till Thomas Muffet brought it to publication as Insectorvm Sive Minimorum Animalivm Theatrvm (1634),[26] finally appearing in English translation as The Theatre of Insects in Edward Topsell's History of four-footed beasts and serpants (1658).[27][28][29][30]. He died of the plague, the year after his ennoblement on 13 December 1565.[5]. Part 20, intended to include his medical work, was never finished and part 21, a theological encyclopaedia, was published separately in 1549. In fact, Catholic booksellers in Venice protested the Inquisition's blanket ban on Gessner's books, and some of his work was eventually allowed after it had been "cleaned" of its doctrinal errors. Here he had leisure to devote himself to scientific studies, especially botany, and earn money to further his medical studies. The flowering plant genus Gesneria and its family Gesneriaceae are named after him. There he was also appointed to the post of lecturer of Aristotelean physics at the Carolinum, the precursor of the University of Zürich. This was the first attempt by anyone to describe many animals accurately. [39][40] Gessner and others founded the Physikalische Gesellschaft in Zurich, which later became the Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zürich (NGZH) in 1746, to promote the study of natural sciences. This book was considered to be the first modern zoological work. Sein offizielles botanisches Autorenkürzel lautet Gesner. He went into as much detail about some unreal animals as he did about real ones. [22][4], There was extreme religious tension at the time that Historia animalium came out. (2000). In all, about twelve thousand titles were included. Johann Conrad Gessner , o Konrad Gessner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus) foi un naturalista y bibliógrafu suizu. angezeigt wird. Gessner was a medical doctor and professor at the Carolinum in Zürich, the precursor of the University of Zurich. Here the boy became familiar with many plants and their medicinal purposes which led to a lifelong interest in natural history. Gessner first attended the Carolinum in Zürich, then later entered the Fraumünster seminary. He then returned to Zürich to practice medicine, which he continued to do for the rest of his life. De differentiis linguarum [...],[23] an account of about 130 known languages, with the Lord's Prayer in twenty-two languages. • Applebaum, Wilbur, ed. Encyclopedia of the Scientific Revolution: From Copernicus to Newton. Se considera el primer trabajo moderno que intenta describir todos los animales conocidos. "[37], To his contemporaries, Gessner was known as "the Swiss Pliny." Gessner compiled monumental works on bibliography (Bibliotheca universalis 1545–1549) and zoology (Historia animalium 1551–1558) and was working on a major botanical text at the time of his death from plague at the age of 49. [34] Finally, the work was published in 1754. durch D. Cûnrat Furer (.) In 1555 he issued his narrative Descriptio Montis Fracti sive Montis Pilati[9] of his excursion to the Gnepfstein (1920 m), the lowest point in the Pilatus chain. This German translation (Second edition) of the first 4 volumes of the famous Historia Animalium titled Thierbůch was published in Zürich in 1563. He was well known as a botanist, physician and classical linguist. According to legend, when he knew his time was near, he asked to be taken to his library where he had spent so much of his life, to die among his favorite books. [3][4], Throughout his life Gessner was interested in natural history, and collected specimens and descriptions of wildlife through travel and extensive correspondence with other friends and scholars. Conrad GESNER (naskiĝis la 26-an de marto, 1516, mortis la 13-an de decembro, 1565) estis svisa kuracisto kaj natursciencisto.. Gesner naskiĝis en Zuriko.Studinte medicinon, li unue laboris kiel instruisto. Although he died prior to its completion, his work was utilised by many other authors over the next two centuries, but was finally published in 1754. Even though religious tensions were high, Gessner maintained friendships on both sides of the Catholic-Protestant divide. Gessner’s associations with a vast array of European scholars proved invaluable during the compilation of the work. In the last decade of his life he began to compile his major botanical work, Historia plantarum. Historia animalium, a work by the physician and naturalist Conrad Gessner (1516-1565), is a compendium of the entire body of zoological knowledge of the author’s era. In 1535, religious unrest drove him back to Zürich, where he made what some considered an imprudent marriage at the age of 19, of a woman from another poor family who had no dowry. 1) Thierbuch. A German translation of the first 4 volumes titled Thierbůch was published in Zürich in 1563. Born into a poor family in Zürich, Switzerland, his father and teachers quickly realised his talents and supported him through university, where he studied classical languages, theology and medicine. A second part, a thematic index to the work, Pandectarum sive partitionum universalium libri xxi,[31] appeared in 1548. Conrad Gessner was a Renaissance polymath, a physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, bibliographer, philologist, natural historian and illustrator. He accomplished many of his works in a large part due to the web of acquaintances he established with leading naturalists throughout Europe, who included John Caius, English court physician to the Tudors and second founder of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Su Historia Animalium en tres volúmenes (1555-1558) se considera el principio de la zoología moderna. He sniffed through remote libraries along with the collections of the Vatican Library and catalogs of printers and booksellers. His approach to research consisted of four main components: observation, dissection, travel to distant lands, and accurate description. März[1] 1516 in Zürich; 13. Conrad Gessner (Latin: Conradus Gesnerus) 26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss physician, naturalist, bibliographer, and philologist. Gessner was the author of the first modern work of natural history, Historia animalium, published in four large folios from 1551 to 1558. Johann Conrad Gessner (nun confundir con Johannes Gessner (1709-1790), o Konrad Gessner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus) ( 26 de marzu de 1516 - 13 d'avientu de 1565) foi un naturalista y bibliógrafu suizu.. El so Historia Animalium en cuatro volúmenes (1551-1558) considérase'l principiu de la zooloxía moderna. ISBN 978-1-135-58255-5.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) The woodcuts for the work were undertaken by Hans Asper, Johann Thomas, and Lukas Schrön. Conr. By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week. [42][12] prohibited books. [35] Since Gessner was a Protestant his works were included into this Index of Conrad Gessner (also Konrad Gesner, Conrad Geßner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus, Conrad Gesner; 26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. Entre sus contemporáneos fue reconocido especialmente como botánico, aunque sus manuscritos sobre esta materia no fueron publicados hasta bastante después de su muerte (en Núremberg, 1751-1771, 2 vols. He was frequently the first to describe a species of plant or animal in Europe, such as the tulip in 1559. His expeditions frequently involved visits to mountainous country, below the snow-line). His early life was one of poverty and hardship,[3] but Gessner's father realized his talents, and sent him to live with and be schooled by a great uncle, who grew and collected medicinal herbs for a living. There he studied classical languages, appearing as Penia (Poverty) in Aristophanes' Plutus, at the age of 15. The project might sound strange to the modern mind, but Gessner invested tremendous energy in the project. although he died prior to its publication his materials were utilised by many subsequent authors for the next two hundred years, these included some 1,500 engravings of plants and their important flowers and seeds, most of which were original. found: Conrad Gessner on the spelling of his name, viewed July 31, 2007 (For 250 years, the vernacular spelling of the family name of the polymath Conrad Gessner of Zurich (1516-1565) has been in doubt, owing to an erroneous analogy with the Latin spelling, which does not require a double s) Armadillo, hand-colored woodcut, Conrad Gessner, Thierbuch, 1563 (Linda Hall Library) Conrad Gessner, a Swiss naturalist, was born Mar. Conrad Gessner (/ˈɡɛsnər/; Latin: Conradus Gesnerus[a] 26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss physician, naturalist, bibliographer, and philologist. 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Conrad Gessner (Konrad Gessner, Conrad Geßner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus, Conrad Gesner; 26 de març de 1516 – 13 de desembre de 1565) va ser un zoòleg, botànic i bibliògraf suís. GESNER, Conrad (1516-1565). He was well known as a botanist, physician and classical linguist. Estableció la primera clasificación de las plantas en función de las flores y los frutos, describió numerosos animales y elaboró una relación de medicamentos. Die lateinische Erstausgabe »Historia Animalium« (1550-1558) umfasste mehr als 3000 Druckseiten und unzählige Holzschnitte, welche die Darstellung von Tieren bis zum Ende des 18. [22][4], Not content with scientific works, Gessner was also active as a linguist and bibliographer, putting forth in 1555 his book entitled Mithridates. [33], In 1576 George Baker published a translation of the Evonymus of Conrad Gessner under the title of The Newe Jewell of Health, wherein is contained the most excellent Secretes of Physicke and Philosophie divided into fower bookes. Conrad Gesner’s Historiae Animalium (Zürich, ). Today it is one of the oldest Swiss scientific societies. In addition to his duties there, and apart from a few journeys to foreign countries, and annual summer botanical journeys in his native land, and illnesses, he was able to devote himself to research and writing. 21.7 x 20.7 cm Zurich: Christopher Froschauer, 1563. [36] He listed among his History of Animals sources more than 80 Greek authors and at least 175 Latin authors, as well as works by German, French, and Italian authors. Renaissance. Conrad Gessner (also Konrad Gesner, Conrad Geßner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus, Conrad Gesner; 26 March 1516 – 13 December 1565) was a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. Johann Conrad Gessner.Naturalista y médico suizo. in das Teutsch gebracht. Even though he sought to distinguish observed facts from myths and popular errors and was known for his accurate depiction of many animals in Historia animalium, he also included many fictional animals such as the Unicorn and the Basilisk, which he had only heard about from medieval bestiaries. Conrad Gessner was a Renaissance polymath, a physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, bibliographer, philologist, natural historian and illustrator. There he broadened his knowledge of ancient languages by studying Hebrew. Conrad Gessner is considered a major encyclopedist of the 16 th century. To his contemporaries he was best known as a botanist. A fifth folio on snakes was issued in 1587. Reference: Nissen THIERBUCH 59. 26, 1516. Su Historia Animalium en cuatro volúmenes (1551-1558) se considera el principio de la zoología moderna. Conrad Gesner (* 26. marec 1516, Zürich, Švajčiarsko – † 13. december 1565, Zürich) (známy aj ako: Konrad Gessner, Konrad Geßner, Conrad Gessner, Conrad Geßner, Conrad von Gesner, Conradus Gesnerus) bol švajčiarsky lekár, prírodovedec, bibliofil, botanik, lekárnik a klasický filológ.. Patril k najznámejším a najvýznamnejším švajčiarskym prírodovedcom - polyhistorom. Conrad Gessner, Thierbuch (Animal Book), 1563. [33], Gessner has been described as the father of modern scientific botany and zoology, and the father of modern bibliography. It built a bridge between ancient, medieval and modern science.With 150 woodcuts total. In Historia animalium Gessner combines data from old sources, such as the Old Testament, Aristotle, Pliny, folklore, and medieval bestiaries, adding his own observations. Amongst his students was Felix Plater, who became a professor of medicine, and accumulated many plant specimens, but also illustrations of animals used in Historiae animalium. Conrad Gessner was a Renaissance polymath, a physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, bibliographer, philologist, natural historian and illustrator. Conrad Gesner’s Historiae Animalium (Studies on Animals) is considered to be the first modern. Conrad Gessner was born on 26 March 1516, in Zürich, Switzerland, the son of Ursus Gessner, a poor Zürich furrier. A fifth folio on snakes was issued in 1587. Lot details Object Book Number of Books 1 Gesner (Gessner), Conrad: Sammelband mit drei zoologischen Werken. He returned the favor – and kept helpful specimens coming – by naming plants after correspondents and friends. [12][13] He is also credited with being the first person to describe brown adipose tissue, in 1551,[14] in 1565 the first to document the pencil,[15] and in 1563 among the first Europeans to write about the effects of tobacco.[16]. [25][4], A number of other works appeared after his death (posthumously), some long after (see Posthumous works). After 1554 he became the city physician. With the Famous Rhinocerus Woodcut after The original design by Albrecht Durer.The book looks complete, however it is uncertain how every edition was compiled. Besides any plant or animal's potential advantage to people, Gessner was interested in learning about them because of the moral lessons they could teach and the divine truths they might tell. Gesner’s first work was a Latin-Greek Dictionary, the Lexicon Graeco-Latinum (1537),[17] compiled during his studies in Basel. The woodcuts for durch Rudolf Heußlin mit fleyß in das Teutsch gebracht. ... Conrad Gessners Thierbuch. Thierbuch das is ein kurtze b[e]schreybung aller vierfüssigen thiern so … , 1563. Conrad Gesner (1516-1565) - Thierbuch - 1563/1563, History, Illustrated, Natural History, Physics, Science (general) - Quantity: 1 - Considered the first Modern Zoological work - with 150 woodcuts - Book, Bid on over 65,000 special objects every week, selected by {experts_count} experts. He also produced edited works of a number of classical authors (see Edited works), including Claudius Aelianus (1556)[24]} and Marcus Aurelius (1559). You can update your preferences, withdraw your consent at any time, and see a detailed description of the types of cookies we and our partners use in our Cookie Policy. (.) After three years of teaching at Lausanne, Gessner was able to travel to the medical school at the University of Montpellier, where he received his doctoral degree (1541) from Basel. The woodcuts for the work were undertaken by Hans Asper, Johann Thomas, and Lukas Schrön. Die Originalzeichnungen was published in 2018. Conrad Gessner was a Renaissance polymath, a physician, philosopher, encyclopaedist, bibliographer, philologist, natural historian and illustrator. By assembling this universal library of information, Gessner put together a database centuries before computers would ease such work. 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