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Monks, manuscripts and sundials [electronic resource] : the navicula in medieval England / by Catherine Eagleton.

By: Eagleton, Catherine.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History of science and medicine library: v. 13.; History of science and medicine libraryMedieval and early modern science: v. 11.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 292 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789004176652 (electronic bk.); 9004176659 (electronic bk.); 9789047430094 (electronic bk.); 9047430093 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sundials -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources | Sundials -- Great Britain -- History | Great Britain | History | Sources | Sundials | To 1500 | Engineering | Science | Astronomy | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades | Sonnenuhr | England | Geschichte 1200-1500Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Monks, manuscripts and sundials.DDC classification: 681.1/11209420902 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Monks, manuscripts, and sundials : the navicula in medieval England -- Five fifteenth-century sundials -- Manuscript sources about the navicula -- Calendar tables and latitude lists -- Texts, instruments, diagrams and relations between them -- Using a sundial, understanding the heavens? -- The navicula and the organum ptolomei -- How sixteenth-century books redefined a medieval sundial.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Monks, manuscripts, and sundials : the navicula in medieval England -- Five fifteenth-century sundials -- Manuscript sources about the navicula -- Calendar tables and latitude lists -- Texts, instruments, diagrams and relations between them -- Using a sundial, understanding the heavens? -- The navicula and the organum ptolomei -- How sixteenth-century books redefined a medieval sundial.

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