Wenzel Faber

Wenzel Faber von Budweis (1455–1518) was an astronomer, astrologer and theologian from Bohemia.

He was the leading author of practicas in the late 15th century,[1] making him one of the most widely printed authors of his time.[2]


  1. ^ Jonathan Green (2012). "Printing the future: the origin and development of the "Practica Teütsch" to 1620". Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens. 67. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 9–10. ISBN 978-3-11-028106-4. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
  2. ^ Michael Milway (2000). "Forgotten best-sellers from the dawn of the Reformation". In Robert James Bast; Andrew C. Gow; Heiko Augustinus Oberman (eds.). Continuity and Change: The Harvest of Late Medieval and Reformation History : Essays Presented to Heiko A. Oberman on His 70th Birthday. BRILL. p. 142. ISBN 978-90-04-11633-7. Retrieved 11 May 2013.