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« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2008, 11:04:07 am »









Linz and elsewhere (16121630)



In Linz, Kepler's primary responsibilities (beyond completing the Rudolphine Tables) were teaching
at the district school and providing astrological and astronomical services. In his first years there,
he enjoyed financial security and religious freedom relative to his life in Prague though he was excluded from Eucharist by his Lutheran church over his theological scruples. His first publication
in Linz was De vero Anno (1613), an expanded treatise on the year of Christ's birth; he also parti-
cipated in deliberations on whether to introduce Pope Gregory's reformed calendar to Protestant German lands; that year he also wrote the influential mathematical treatise Nova stereometria
doliorum vinariorum, on measuring the volume of containers such as wine barrels (though it would
not be published until 1615).






Second marriage



On October 30, 1613, Kepler married the twenty-four-year-old Susanna Reuttinger.

Following Barbara's death, Kepler had considered eleven different matches.

He eventually returned to Reuttinger (the fifth match) who, he wrote, "won me over with love,
humble loyalty, economy of household, diligence, and the love she gave the stepchildren."

The first three children of this marriage (Margareta Regina, Katharina, and Sebald) died in childhood.

Three more survived into adulthood: Cordula (b. 1621); Fridmar (b. 1623); and Hildebert (b. 1625).

According to Kepler's biographers, this was a much happier marriage than his first.
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