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Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
 

Adam Ries

1492 • 1559

 
 
Adam Ries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2013
1. Adam Ries Marker
Inscription.

von 1518-1522/23 in Erfurt
sein ältestes rechenbuch
„Rechnung auff der linihen”
wurde hier 1518 gedruckt
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[lived] in Erfurt from 1518-1522/23.
His first book on arithmetics,
"Counting on Lines"
was printed here in 1518.

 
Location. 50° 58.731′ N, 11° 1.775′ E. Marker is in Erfurt, 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, Erfurt, Thuringia 99084, Germany.
 
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 Krönbacken (within shouting distance of this marker); Laasphe-Kapelle / Laasphe Chapel (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Michaeliskirche / Michaelis Church
Adam Ries Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2013
2. Adam Ries Bust
(about 120 meters away); Rathaus / City Hall (about 120 meters away); Christoph Martin Wieland (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erfurt.
 
Also see . . .
1. Monuments to Mathematicians - Adam Ries. (Submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Adam Ries Bio. (Submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Welcome to Erfurt. (Submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Adam Ries Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2013
3. Adam Ries Marker and Bust
On wall, to left of entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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