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At last, some new translations! Kepler’s first five footnotes to Somnium. He’d hit his stride by Footnote 2:

2020-05-28 05_24_24-II _ The Somnium Project

2015-12-02 18_07_11-Johannes Kepler_ Somnium (The Dream) _ The Somnium Project


IV.   At Hven with Tycho Brahe

Duracotus studies with the students of the astronomer Tycho Brahe at the Uraniborg observatory on the island of Hven

V.   Voyage Home

After studying at Uraniborg for years, Duracotus returns to Iceland and his mother Fiolxhilde, who thought him dead

VI.  Fiolxhilde Speaks

Fiolxhilde reveals the occult art of conversing & travelling with certain ‘wise spirits’ encountered in Iceland