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  1. Il cielo in terra

    Il cielo in terra: Storia delle linee meridiane e degli strumenti astronomici di Egnazio Danti [Paperback]

    Simone Bartolini(Author)

    $25.00

    ISBN: 9788859618706
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Testi e Studi
    Volume: 33
    The volume is dedicated to the works of the Italian astronomer Egnazio Danti (1536-1586), especially the astronomical instruments and the gnomonic holes placed between 1572 and 1575 on the facade of Santa Maria Novella in Florence,... .... Learn More
  2. Sole e Simboli / Sun and Symbols

    Sole e Simboli / Sun and Symbols: Gli Zodiaci della Basilica di San Miniato al Monte e del Battistero di San Giovanni a Firenze / The Zodiacs in the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte and in the Baptistry of San Giovanni in Florence [Paperback]

    Simone Bartolini(Author)

    $23.00

    ISBN: 9788859612735
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Testi e Studi
    The zodiac, a symbolic reference to cyclic time, is one of the most elevated elements related to the sun and the celestial sphere. The accurate surveys carried out recently have shown that the zodiacs of the Baptistry of San Giova... .... Learn More
  3. Calendars and Years II

    Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World [Paperback]

    John M. Steele(Editor)

    $48.00

    ISBN: 9781842179871
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests. This second volume of Cale... .... Learn More
  4. Calendars and Years

    Calendars and Years: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient Near East [Paperback]

    John M. Steele(Author)

    $46.00

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    ISBN: 9781842173022
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Dates form the backbone of written history. But where do these dates come from? Many different calendars were used in the ancient world. Some of these calendars were based upon observations or calculations of regular astronomical phenomena, such a... .... Learn More
  5. Celestial Mechanics

    Celestial Mechanics: Recent Trends [Hardback]

    Bhola Ishwar(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9788173197666
    Published by : Narosa Publishing House
    Celestial Mechanics reviews current state-of-the-art aspects in the area of Space Dynamics and Celestial Mechanics. The contents have been divided into five parts:
    The first part contains articles related to Restricted Three Body Proble... .... Learn More
  6. Ancient Indian Astronomy and contributions of Samanta Chandra Sekhar

    Ancient Indian Astronomy and contributions of Samanta Chandra Sekhar [Hardback]

    L. Satpathy(Author)

    $102.00

    ISBN: 9788173194320
    Published by : Narosa Publishing House
    Samanta Chandra Sekhar (1835-1904) occupies a special position in Ancient Indian Astronomy, being the last link in a long chain of illustrious astronomers commencing with Aryabhata (5th century AD). The book describes how he identified errors accu... .... Learn More

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