The attribution of classical deities in the iconography of Giuseppe Piazzi

Cunningham, Clifford J., Marsden, Brian G., and Orchiston, Wayne (2011) The attribution of classical deities in the iconography of Giuseppe Piazzi. Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage, 14 (2). pp. 129-135.

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Abstract

Giuseppe Piazzi's fame as an astronomer rests on two different but related accomplishments-the discovery of the asteroid Ceres and his star catalogue. The classical deities depicted in paintings and engravings to mark these accomplishments are sometimes misattributed in the scientific literature.

Item ID: 18523
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: asteroids, planet, star catalogues, Piazzi, art
ISSN: 1440-2807
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2011 06:07
FoR Codes: 02 PHYSICAL SCIENCES > 0201 Astronomical and Space Sciences > 020199 Astronomical and Space Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 100%
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