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050 0 0 _aQB85
_b.H43 2018
245 0 0 _aHeaven and Earth united :
_binstruments in astrological contexts /
_cedited by Richard Dunn, Silke Ackermann, Giorgio Strano.
260 _aLeiden ;
_aBoston :
_bBrill,
_cc2018.
300 _axiv, 286 pages :
_billustrations (some colour), portraits ;
_c25 centimetres.
336 _atext
_2rdacontent
337 _aunmediated
_2rdamedia
338 _avolume
_2rdacarrier
490 1 _aScientific instruments and collections ;
_vVolume 6
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 _aUsing astrolabes for astrological purposes : the earliest evidence revisited / Petra G. Schmidl -- What's on the back of an astrolabe? Astrolabes as supports for planetary calculators / Seb Falk -- Medical and astrological plates : their roles in medieval and Renaissance knowledge / Josefina Rodriguez-Arribas -- "Preciseness and pleasure" : the astrological diptychs of Thomas Hood / Stephen Johnston -- Displaying astrological knowledge through tabulation : some notes pertaining to particular arrangement on instruments / Gunther Oestmann -- Astrological aspectaria on early modern instruments / Louise E. Devoy -- Italian astronomical clocks as public astrological machines / Marisa Addomine -- Astrological time in public space : the Gorlitz Arachne (1550) and planetary hours / Richard L. Kremer -- The heavens at the Medici court : Antonio Santucci's cosmological models / Giorgio Strano -- Were globes used in the practice of early modern astrology? / Jim Bennett and Sylvia Sumira -- Instruments and the astrologer's image / Richard Dunn -- Defining scientific instruments in astrological practice : a response / Marvin Bolt.
520 _a"Historically, the idea that the stars and planets influence the Earth and its inhabitants has proved powerful in almost every culture, offering an important context for the use of mathematical and astronomical instruments. In the past, however, historians of astronomy have paid relatively little attention to astrology and other "non-scientific" topics, while historians of astrology have tended to concentrate on the analysis of texts rather than surviving artefacts, scientific instruments in particular. Heaven and Earth United is an attempt to redress the balance through an exploration of the astrological contexts in which instruments once found a place"--
_cProvided by publisher.
650 0 _aAstronomical instruments
_xHistory.
700 1 _aDunn, Richard,
_d1966-
_eeditor
_96108
700 1 _aAckermann, Silke,
_eeditor
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700 1 _aStrano, Giorgio,
_eeditor
_914264
776 0 8 _iOnline version:
_tHeaven and Earth united
_dLeiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, [2018]
_z9789004381438
_w(DLC) 2018041597
830 _aScientific instruments and collections ;
_vVolume 6
906 _a7
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