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

By: Eagleton, Catherine
Series: History of science and medicine library ; v. 13Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.Description: 292 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9789004176652Subject(s): Sundials -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources | Sundials -- Great Britain -- History -- SourcesDDC classification: 681.1/11209420902
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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Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book British Museum
Britain Europe and Prehistory Shelves HoS 6.1.2 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 10005593

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.