Reference numberEL/L5/87
TitleFrancis Line, dated at Liege, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorLine; Francis (1596-1675); English Jesuit priest; scientist; natural philospher; teacher of mathematics and gnomonology at the English Jesuit college at Lige
Date13 November 1674
DescriptionConcerning the principle 'quae sub maiora angula videntur apparent maiora' 'those things seen with a greater angle appear the greater'
Extent1 side
Place originLige, Wallonia, Belgium
Origin coordinates50.63373, 5.56749
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscription in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 11, p 123
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView