Dr David Juste

 ADr David Juste MA PhD

Dr David Juste

Phone: +61 2 9351 6859

Email: david.juste@sydney.edu.au


David Juste joined the CMS in March 2006 as a University of Sydney Sesqui Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2006-2009). He holds a B.A. in History (Brussels, 1993), an M.A. in History of Science (Harvard, 1996) and a Ph.D. in History (Brussels, 2000), and was previously a Frances A. Yates Fellow of the Warburg Institute in London (2000-2003), a Fellow of the Institut Historique Belge de Rome (2003), and an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Lehrstuhl für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften in Munich (2004-2005).

Interview (starts on page 18)

Current Projects

The Uses of Astrology, A.D. 1200-1700. A study of the uses of astrology in the various sectors of medieval and early modern society and culture, in particular in literature, art, politics, medicine, science, philosophy, and theology.

Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Latinorum. Catalogue of Latin astrological manuscripts. Two volumes are about to be completed, on the manuscripts respectively of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in Munich and of the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris.

(With Nadja Germann, Barbara Obrist, and Peter Verbist) Critical edition of the scientific works of Abbo of Fleury (c. 945-1004). Project supported by the Institut de Recherche et d’Histoire des Textes (IRHT, Paris).

Research Interests

  • Medieval (Latin) astrology and, more generally, all aspects of medieval and early modern culture, science, and magic, including manuscript studies.

Publications

Book

Books edited in collaboration

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

Book Chapters and Journal Articles

  • ‘ La sphère planétaire du ms. Vatican, BAV, Pal. lat. 1356 (XIIe siècle). Une pièce inédite de l’astronomie de Gerbert ?’, in Entre Nadir et Zénith. Mélanges d’histoire des sciences offerts à Hossam Elkhadem, Jean-Marie Duvosquel, Robert Halleux, and David Juste eds, Bruxelles, Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique (forthcoming in 2007).
  • (With Menso Folkerts) ‘Astronomie und Astrologie’, in Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie. Die Philosophie des Mittelalters, Ruedi Imbach and Peter Schulthess eds, 4: 13. Jahrhundert, Basel (forthcoming in 2007).
  • ‘ Comput et divination chez Abbon de Fleury’, in Abbon de Fleury : philosophie, science et comput autour de l’an mil, Barbara Obrist ed., Paris-Villejuif, 2006 [Oriens-Occidens. Sciences, mathématiques et philosophie de l’Antiquité à l’Age classique, 6], pp. 95-127.
  • ‘ Les manuscrits du Recueil de comput d’Abbon de Fleury. Liste provisoire’, in Abbon de Fleury: philosophie, science et comput autour de l’an mil, Barbara Obrist ed., Paris-Villejuif, 2006 [Oriens-Occidens. Sciences, mathématiques et philosophie de l’Antiquité à l’Age classique, 6], pp. 239-240.
  • ‘ Introduction to the Astrological-Divinatory Manuscript Tübingen, Universitätsbibliothek, Md 2’, in Iatromathematisches Kalenderbuch / Die Kunst der Astronomie und Geomantie. Farbmikrofiche-Edition der Handschrift Tübingen, Universitätsbibliothek, Md 2, München, Gerd Brinkhus, David Juste, and Helga Lengenfelder eds, Edition Helga Lengenfelder, 2005 [Codices Illuminati Medii Aevi, 63], pp. 11-20.
  • ‘ La bibliothèque astrologique de Franz Cumont à l’Academia Belgica (Rome). Catalogue des livres précieux’, Bruniana & Campanelliana 11 (2005), pp. 647-657.
  • ‘ 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 Studies in the History of the Exact Sciences in Honour of David Pingree, Charles Burnett, Jan P. Hogendijk, Kim Plofker, Michio Yano eds, Leiden-Boston, Brill, 2004, pp. 181-222.
  • ‘ Les doctrines astrologiques du Liber Alchandrei’, in Occident et Proche-Orient : Contacts scientifiques au temps des Croisades. Actes du colloque de Louvain-la-Neuve, 24 et 25 mars 1997, Isabelle Draelants, Anne Tihon, Baudouin van den Abeele eds, Turnhout, Brepols, 2000, pp. 277-311.
  • ‘ Astrologie et philosophie naturelle chez Roger Bacon’, Villers 15 (2000), pp. 10-18.
  • ‘ Astrologie (Occident médiéval)’, in Dictionnaire critique de l’Esotérisme, Jean Servier ed., Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1998, pp. 165-169.

Electronic publications

  • Histoire de l’astrologie occidentale. Bibliographie – History of Western Astrology. Bibliography (updated February 2008).
  • (with Charles Burnett and François Quiviger) Bibliotheca Astrologica Numerica (updated March 2007).

Book reviews

  • Numerous book reviews published (in French) in the Revue Belge de Philologie et d’Histoire, Scriptorium, Archives Internationales d’Histoire des Sciences, and Le Moyen Age.