Gesner,Konrad von


Gesner,Konrad von
Ges·ner (gĕsʹnər), Konrad von. 1516-1565.
Swiss encyclopedist and naturalist who published an annotated bibliography of all known books in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew (1545-1549). His Historia Animalium (1551-1558) is considered the basis of modern zoology.

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Universalium. 2010.


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