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Hven’s Gate

J.L. Heilbron: Tycho Brahe, 2 November 2000

On Tycho’s Island: Tycho Brahe and His Assistants, 1570-1601 
by John RobertChristianson.
Cambridge, 451 pp., £30, March 2000, 9780521650816
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... first name – came to expire of a burst bladder in Prague is explained, along with much else, by John RobertChristianson. The centre of gravity of Tycho’s Island is Danish social history: in irresistible detail, Christianson interprets Tycho’s behaviour in the context of the ...

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