AGUILON (Francis)

, or Aquilon, was a jesuit of Brussels, and professor of philosophy at Doway, and of theology at Antwerp. He was one of the first that introduced mathematical studies into Flanders. He wrote a large work on Optics, in 6 books, which was published in folio, at Antwerp, in 1613; and a treatise of Projections of the Sphere. He promised also to treat upon Catoptrics and Dioptrics, but this was prevented by his death, which happened at Seville, in the year 1617.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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