Magnetism Treatise

Magnetism treatise published Epistola Petri Peregrini de Maricourt ad Sygerum de Foucaucourt, militem, de magnete (Letter of Peter Peregrinus de Maricourt to Sygehus of Foucaucourt, Soldier, on the Magnet) in the mid-13th century. French scholar Pierre Pelerin de Maricourt described the properties of the lodestone (magnetite), existence of magnetic poles, and offered a new design for a floating compass.

Date:
      13th Century
Name(s):
      Pierre Pèlerin de Maricourt
Occupation:
      scholar
Location:
      France

Additional Information:

  • Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt – Wikipedia
    Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt (Latin), Pierre Pèlerin de Maricourt (French), or Peter Peregrinus of Maricourt (fl. 1269), was a 13th-century French scholar who conducted experiments on magnetism and wrote the first extant treatise describing the properties of magnets. … So Petrus Peregrinus may have served in that army.
  • Peter Peregrinus of Maricourt | French scientist | Britannica
    Feb 28, 2020 – Peter Peregrinus of Maricourt, French Pierre Pèlerin de Maricourt, Latin Petrus … who wrote the first extant treatise describing the properties of magnets. … Epistola Petri Peregrini de Maricourt ad Sygerum de Foucaucourt, …
  • Pierre de Maricourt – CatholiCity.com
    He has left a remarkable treatise on the magnet, “Epistola Petri Peregrini de Maricourt ad Sygerum de Foucaucourt, militem, de magnete”; Syger de Foucaucourt …
  • Petrus Peregrinus of Maricourt and the Medieval Magnetism [PDF]
    Petrus Peregrinus of Maricourt and the Medieval Magnetism. Amelia Carolina … This treatise is in the form of a letter, and it is entitled “Epistola Petri. Peregrini de Maricourt ad Sygerum de Foucaucourt, Militem, de Magnete”, “Letter of Peter.
  • Peter Peregrinus,also known as Pierre De Maricourt …
    Apr 15, 2020 – … or treatise, on the magnet, Epistola Petri Peregrini de Maricourt ad Sygerum de Foucaucourt, Militetn, De Magnete, “Letter on the Magnet of …

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