CUNITIA (Maria)

, a lady of Silesia, who was famous for her extensive knowledge in many branches of learning, but more particularly in mathematics and astronomy, upon which she wrote several ingenious treatises; particularly one, entitled Urania Propitia, printed in 1650, in Latin and German, and dedicated to Ferdinand the third, emperor of Germany. In this work are contained astronomical tables of great ease and accuracy, founded upon Kepler's hypothesis. But notwithstanding her merit shines with such peculiar lustre as to reflect honour on her sex, history does not inform us of the time of her birth or death.

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

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