Astrolabes from Medieval Europe

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This is the fourth set of studies in the Variorum series by David King, a leading authority on the history of astronomy in Islamic civilization and on medieval astronomical instruments, European as well as Islamic. The first of the eleven studies collected here deals with medieval instruments in general, as precious historical sources. The following papers focus on individual astrolabes from the European Middle Ages and early Renaissance that are of singular historical importance. Two look at the origins of the simple ...

Astrolabes from Medieval Europe 2011, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409425939

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