The Ecstatic Journey: Athanasius Kircher in Baroque Rome surveys the scientific, religious, and political culture of seventeenth-century Rome through the works of Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680), a German Jesuit at the Roman College. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held in the Department of Special Collections at the University of Chicago's Regenstein Library, this illustrated catalog includes an essay by Ingrid D. Rowland and descriptions of over 100 works. The introduction by F. Sherwood Rowland, 1995 Nobel ...

The Ecstatic Journey: Athanasius Kircher in Baroque Rome 2000, University of Chicago Library, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780943056258

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