Altstadt, Thuringia, Germany
1492 • 1559
sein ältestes rechenbuch
„Rechnung auff der linihen”
wurde hier 1518 gedruckt
[lived] in Erfurt from 1518-1522/23.
His first book on arithmetics,
"Counting on Lines"
was printed here in 1518.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Science & Medicine.
Location. 50° 58.731′ N, 11° 1.775′ E. Marker is in Altstadt, Thuringia. Marker is at the intersection of Michaelisstraße and Waagegasse, on the left when traveling east on Michaelisstraße. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Michaelisstraße 48, Altstadt, Thuringia 99084, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. [Haus] zum Schwarzen Horn / The Black Horn (here, next to this marker); Krämerbrücke / Merchant's Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Fish Market 22 / Coffee Mountain House (within shouting distance of this marker); Zum Güldenen KrönbackenLaasphe-Kapelle / Laasphe Chapel (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Michaeliskirche / Michaelis Church (about 120 meters away); Rathaus / City Hall (about 120 meters away); Christoph Martin Wieland (about 120 meters away).
Also see . . . Monuments to Mathematicians - Adam Ries. (Submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 630 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.