Dr. David Juste

Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Ulrich-Schalk-Str. 3a
91056 Erlangen




Research leader in the project Ptolemaeus Arabus et Latinus at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Munich

Home Institution: The Medieval and Early Modern center, The university of Sydney (Australia)


IKGF Visiting Fellow Oct. 2010 - Sept. 2011

(Last change of profile by end of stay.)

IKGF Research Project:

Medieval Latin Translations of Works on Astronomy and Astrology, Early Medieval Latin Astrological Prognostica

Main research interests

Medieval astrology and science
Transfer of knowledge between cultures
Manuscript studies, Latin palaeography and codicology


Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

2009- Honorary lecturer, Centre for Medieval Studies, The University of Sydney.

2006-2009 University of Sydney Sesqui Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Medieval Studies, The University of Sydney.

2004-2005 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Lehrstuhl für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität in Munich.

2000-2003 Frances A. Yates Research Fellow of the Warburg Institute, the University of London.

1996-2000 Doctoral candidate of the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS, Belgium), based at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Education

2000 PhD (History), Université Libre de Bruxelles.

1996 MA (History of Science), Harvard University.

1995 Agrégation (History), Université Libre de Bruxelles.

1993 BA (History), Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Fellowships and Awards

2010 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in Munich, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Lehrstuhl für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften (three months).

2009 Guest scholar in Munich, LMUexcellent project 'Wissenstransfer zwischen Orient und Okzident', Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Lehrstuhl für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften (two months).

2008 Visiting professor in Paris, Université Paris VII and CNRS-Centre d'Histoire des Sciences et des Philosophies Arabes et Médiévales (one month).

2003 Research Fellow of the Institut Historique Belge de Rome, Academia Belgica, Rome (three months).

1998 Laureate of the Royal Academy of Belgium (see Bulletin de l'Académie Royale de Belgique. Bulletin de la Classe des Lettres et des Sciences Morales et Politiques, 6e série, 9 (1998), pp. 195-198).

1995 Laureate of the Communauté Française de Belgique, Concours des bourses de voyage.


Memberships

International Academy of the History of Science, corresponding member since 2010

Member of the Centre National d'Histoire des Sciences (Brussels), 2004-

Member of the Centre International de Codicologie, 2001-

Collaborator in the Bulletin Codicologique of the Journal Scriptorium, 1997-

Founding member of the Unité de Recherche en Histoire Médiévale (URHM) of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1996-


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Publications

1. Books, single-authored

Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Latinorum, I: Les manuscrits astrologiques latins conservés à la Bayerische Staatsbibliothek de Munich, Paris, CNRS Editions, Series 'Documents, Etudes et Répertoires' (IRHT), 2011, xii+236 pp.

Les Alchandreana primitifs. Etude sur les plus anciens traités astrologiques latins d'origine arabe (Xe siècle), Leiden-Boston, Brill (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History, 152), 2007, xvi+727 pp.
Reviews: Julio Samsó, Suhayl: Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation 7 (2007), 183-187; Darrel Rutkin, Early Science and Medicine 13 (2008), 511-513; Wesley Stevens, Isis 99 (2008), 825-826; Paul Kunitzsch, Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften 18 (2008/2009), 378-380; Emmanuel Poulle, Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences 59 (2009), 404-405; Giuseppe Bezza, Bruniana & Campanelliana 15 (2009), pp. 618-620; Uta Lindgren, Deutsches Archiv für Erforschung des Mittelalters 65 (2009), 255-256; José Chabás, Journal for the History of Astronomy 40 (2009), 348-350; Claude Gilliot, Revue des Sciences Philosophiques et Théologiques 93 (2009), 174-176; Antonella Sannino, Nuncius (2009), 513-514; Anne Tihon, Studium 2 (2009), 23-24; Charles Burnett, Annals of Science 69 (2012).


2. Books, co-authored

(with Renate Smithuis) Avraham Abulafia: The Secrets of the Torah(critical edition of the Hebrew original and the Latin translation by Flavius Mithridates for Pico della Mirandola, together with a modern English translation), to be published in the series 'The Kabbalistic Library of Giovanni Pico' (http://www.pico-kabbalah.eu), Nino Aragno Editore, Milan, forthcoming (my part of the work – the edition of the Latin text – was accepted in October 2009).

(with Gerd Brinkhus and Helga Lengenfelder) Iatromathematisches Kalenderbuch / Die Kunst der Astronomie und Geomantie. Farbmikrofiche-Edition der Handschrift Tübingen, Universitätsbibliothek, Md 2, Munich, Edition Helga Lengenfelder [Codices Illuminati Medii Aevi, 63], 2005, 123 pp. +microfiches.


3. Book, co-edited

(with Frank Daelemans, Jean-Marie Duvosquel, and Robert Halleux) Mélanges offerts à Hossam Elkhadem par ses amis et élèves, Brussels, Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique, Numéro Spécial 83, 2007, 494 pp.


4. Articles

'Non-transferable Knowledge: Arabic and Hebrew Onomancy into Latin’, Annals of Science 68 (2011), pp. 517-529.

'Musical Theory and Astrological Foundations in Kepler: The Making of the New Aspects', in Laurence Wuidar (ed.), Music and Esotericism, Leiden, Brill [Aries Book Series], 2010, pp. 177-195.

'La sphère planétaire du ms. Vatican, BAV, Pal. lat. 1356 (XIIe siècle). Une pièce inédite de l'astronomie de Gerbert?', in Frank Daelemans, Jean-Marie Duvosquel, Robert Halleux and David Juste (eds.), Mélanges offerts à Hossam Elkhadem par ses amis et élèves, Brussels, Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique, Numéro Spécial 83, 2007, pp. 205-221.

'Comput et divination chez Abbon de Fleury', in Barbara Obrist (ed.), Abbon de Fleury: philosophie, science et comput autour de l'an mil, Paris-Villejuif, 2006 [Oriens-Occidens. Sciences, mathématiques et philosophie de l'Antiquité à l'Age classique, 6], pp. 95-127 (first published in the same series in 2004).

'Les manuscrits du Recueil de comput d'Abbon de Fleury. Liste provisoire', in Barbara Obrist (ed.), Abbon de Fleury: philosophie, science et comput autour de l'an mil, Paris-Villejuif, 2006 [Oriens-Occidens. Sciences, mathématiques et philosophie de l'Antiquité à l'Age classique, 6], pp. 239-240 (first published in the same series in 2004).

'La bibliothèque astrologique de Franz Cumont à l'Academia Belgica (Rome). Catalogue des livres précieux', Bruniana & Campanelliana 11 (2005), pp. 647-657.

'Introduction to the Astrological-Divinatory Manuscript Tübingen, Universitätsbibliothek, Md 2', in Gerd Brinkhus, David Juste and Helga Lengenfelder (eds.), Iatromathematisches Kalenderbuch / Die Kunst der Astronomie und Geomantie. Farbmikrofiche-Edition der Handschrift Tübingen, Universitätsbibliothek, Md 2, Munich, Edition Helga Lengenfelder, 2005 [Codices Illuminati Medii Aevi, 63], pp. 11-20.

'On the Date of the Liber Nemroth', Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 67 (2004), pp. 255-257.

'Neither Observation nor Astronomical Tables: An Alternative Way of Computing the Planetary Longitudes in the Early Western Middle Ages', in Charles Burnett, Jan P. Hogendijk, Kim Plofker, and Michio Yano (eds.), Studies in the History of the Exact Sciences in Honour of David Pingree, Leiden-Boston, Brill, 2004, pp. 181-222 [this article has been reviewed in Medioevo Latino, 26 (2005), pp. 318-319].

'Astrologie et philosophie naturelle chez Roger Bacon', Villers 15 (December 2000), pp. 10-18.

'Les doctrines astrologiques du Liber Alchandrei', in Isabelle Draelants, Anne Tihon, and Baudouin van den Abeele (eds.), Occident et Proche-Orient: Contacts scientifiques au temps des Croisades. Actes du colloque de Louvain-la-Neuve, 24 et 25 mars 1997, Turnhout, Brepols, 2000, pp. 277-311.

'Astrologie (Occident médiéval)', in Jean Servier (ed.), Dictionnaire critique de l'Esotérisme, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1998, pp. 165-169.


5. Electronic Publications

Bibliotheca Astrologica Numerica (with Charles Burnett): hosted on the Warburg Institute website since November 2003. Online edition of astrological texts of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (from the early printed editions of the Warburg Institute Library), together with bio-bibliographical entries.
http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/index.php?id=439

Histoire de l'astrologie occidentale. Bibliographie – History of Western Astrology. Bibliography: hosted on the Warburg Institute website since January 2001. This bibliography includes over 3,000 titles arranged by periods from ancient Mesopotamia to 1800 A.D.
http://warburg.sas.ac.uk/index.php?id=470


6. Miscellaneous

'An Astrological Renaissance. Recovering the Forgotten Tradition': a set of six CD's released by the Chiron Centre (Melbourne) in 2009. The complete recording (over ten hours) of one lecture on 'Astrology as the Muse of Medieval Art'; and three seminar sessions on 'From Ancient to Medieval Astrology', 'The Astrological Manuscripts', and 'Ancient and Medieval Astrological Practices', given at the Chiron Centre on 19-21 June 2009.

'The Academic Study of Astrology', Sydney Alumni Magazine, Summer 2008, p. 2.

'Evocation Hossam Elkhadem', in Frank Daelemans, Jean-Marie Duvosquel, Robert Halleux and David Juste (eds.), Mélanges offerts à Hossam Elkhadem par ses amis et élèves, Brussels, Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique, Numéro Spécial 83, 2007, pp. 21-22.

Translation (from English): Charles Burnett, 'Abbon de Fleury, abaci doctor', in Barbara Obrist (ed.), Abbon de Fleury: philosophie, science et comput autour de l'an mil, Paris-Villejuif, 2006 [Oriens-Occidens. Sciences, mathématiques et philosophie de l'Antiquité à l'Age classique, 6], pp. 129-139.

Translation (from English): Charles Burnett, 'Avranches, B.M. 235 et Oxford, Corpus Christi College, 283', in Louis Callebat and Olivier Desborges (eds.), Science antique, science médiévale. Actes du colloque international (Mont-Saint-Michel, 4–7 septembre 1998), Hildesheim-Zürich, 2000, pp. 63-70.


7. Book Reviews

Over 40 book reviews published (in French) since 1995, in Revue Belge de Philologie et d'Histoire, Scriptorium, Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences and Le Moyen Age.

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