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Reference numberEL/S1/63
LevelItem
TitleRenatus Slusius, dated at Luttich, to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorSluse; Ren Franois de (1622-1685); Walloon mathematician; clergyman
Date25 July 1670
DescriptionDiscussing some problems with Barrow's 'Lectiones opticae'; concerning Collins's work on geometrical curves; shows that Grienberger's discovery of the foci of conic sections can be deduced from Slusius's work; concerning translations of books and other literary notices; encloses a letter to Wallis (see EL/S1/64)
Mathematical figures in text
LanguageLatin
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Place originLige, Wallonia, Belgium
Origin coordinates50.63373, 5.56749
Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed and translated in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 7, p 73
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/3b5fd23f-e569-4998-a887-4af5fd949303
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5659Slusius; Renatus Franciscus (1622 - 1685)1622 - 1685
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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