Planetary Diagrams for Roman Astronomy in Medieval Europe, CA. 800-1500 Bruce Eastwood

ISBN: 9780871699435

Published: January 6th 2005

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158 pages


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Planetary Diagrams for Roman Astronomy in Medieval Europe, CA. 800-1500  by  Bruce Eastwood

Planetary Diagrams for Roman Astronomy in Medieval Europe, CA. 800-1500 by Bruce Eastwood
January 6th 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 158 pages | ISBN: 9780871699435 | 7.19 Mb

For over 20 years, Eastwood had been studying Medieval texts and manuscripts of the Roman authors Pliny the Elder, Macrobius, Martianus, and Calcidius, and especially the astronomical diagrams each contained or stimulated. He and Grasshoff beganMoreFor over 20 years, Eastwood had been studying Medieval texts and manuscripts of the Roman authors Pliny the Elder, Macrobius, Martianus, and Calcidius, and especially the astronomical diagrams each contained or stimulated. He and Grasshoff began collaborating in 1997 on analyzing the diagrams and using them to reveal how the editors of the manuscripts understood the texts at various times and places even as late as the 15th century.

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