The Man Who Knew Everything: The Strange Life Of Athanasius Kircher

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The Man Who Knew Everything is a biography of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century German Jesuit and scientist. He was one of the modern world’s first scientific celebrities―the Einstein or Stephen Hawking of his time. In 1638, Kircher was lowered into the smoking crater of Mt. Vesuvius to observe how volcanoes work. After thirty years, he published an 800-page volume of his findings―along with theo...

Age Range: 9 - 12 years
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Lexile Measure: 980
Paperback: 60 pages
Publisher: Annick Press (October 10, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 155451973X
ISBN-13: 978-1554519736
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.2 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 2317017
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu book

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The Man Who Knew Everything is an illustrated biography of Athanasius Kircher aimed at younger readers. Written by Marilee Peters, the prose is informal and interesting. Kircher lived an incredible life which almost defies belief (when faced with a...



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fossils, geography, the Earth’s core, dragons, the location of the lost city of Atlantis, and more.Kircher has been described as the last Renaissance man, the first postmodernist, and “the man who knew everything.” The Man Who Knew Everything celebrates Kircher’s insatiable curiosity, his willingness to ask questions and to suggest answers, even when he sometimes got it wrong.Peters’ dramatic re-telling of Kircher’s life is complemented by colorized versions of his etchings, and lively illustrations by the award-winning artist, Roxanna Bikadoroff.