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Instruments - Observations - Theories: Studies in the History of Astronomy in Honor of James Evans

Other Titles: 01 Alan Thorndike Triangular Gear Teeth
02 Paul Iversen The Antikythera Mechanism, Rhodes, and Epeiros
03 J. H. Seiradakis Is there a connection between the 1897 Cretan Revolt and the discovery of the Antikythera Shipwreck?
04 Denis Savoie Three examples of ancient “universal” portable sundials
05 Karlheinz Schaldach Buchner’s findings at the Horologium
06 Robert Hannah Putting the astronomy back into Greek calendrics: the parapegma of Euctemon
07 Daryn Lehoux Image, Text, and Pattern: Reconstructing Parapegmata
08 Dennis W Duke The Equant in India Redux
09 N. M. Swerdlow A curiosity: Did Ptolemy see Uranus?
10 Alexander Jones Limits of observation and pseudoempirical arguments in Ptolemy’s Harmonics and Almagest
11 Christián Carman On the distances of the sun and moon according to Hipparchus
12 J. M. Steele Geminos and Babylonian Astronomy
13 Nathan Sidoli Mathematical discourse in philosophical authors: Examples from Theon of Smyrna and Cleomedes on mathematical astronomy
14 F. Jamil Ragep The Origins of the Ṭūsī-Couple Revisited
15 J. L. Berggren What every young astronomer needs to know about spherical astronomy: Jābir ibn Aflaḥ’s “Preliminaries” to his Improvement of the Almagest
16 Michel-Pierre Lerner Traduttore-traditore: Thomas Digges as Translator and Interpreter of Copernicus’ Cosmology in De revolutionibus
17 Owen Gingerich Gallucci’s pseudo Copernican equatorium, Venice, 1593
18 Michael Hoskin The Georgian Star
Authors: Jones, Alexander
Carman, Christián
Keywords: Greek astronomy;Greek technology;history of astronomy;Greek astrology;Babylonian astronomy;Babylonian astrology;Greece, modern, history;Greco-Roman timekeeping;Ptolemy;Hipparchus;Antikythera Mechanism;Astronomy, modern;Islamic astronomy
Issue Date: 2020
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2451/61288
Rights: Open access distribution under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY) license
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00. Preface.pdfChristián Carman Preface112.96 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
01. Thorndike.pdfAlan Thorndike Triangular Gear Teeth809.18 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
02. Iversen.pdfPaul Iversen The Antikythera Mechanism, Rhodes, and Epeiros740.84 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
03. Seiradakis.pdfJ. H. Seiradakis Is there a connection between the 1897 Cretan Revolt and the discovery of the Antikythera Shipwreck?1.29 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
04. Savoie.pdfDenis Savoie Three examples of ancient “universal” portable sundials4.93 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
05. Schaldach.pdfKarlheinz Schaldach Buchner’s findings at the Horologium1.09 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
06. Hannah.pdfRobert Hannah Putting the astronomy back into Greek calendrics: the parapegma of Euctemon403.55 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
07. Lehoux.pdfDaryn Lehoux Image, Text, and Pattern: Reconstructing Parapegmata3.27 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
08. Duke.pdfDennis W Duke The Equant in India Redux1.12 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
09. Swerdlow.pdfN. M. Swerdlow A curiosity: Did Ptolemy see Uranus?296.56 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
10. Jones.pdfAlexander Jones Limits of observation and pseudoempirical arguments in Ptolemy’s Harmonics and Almagest807.05 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
11. Carman.pdfChristián Carman On the distances of the sun and moon according to Hipparchus1.78 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
12. Steele.pdfJ. M. Steele Geminos and Babylonian Astronomy140.06 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
13. Sidoli.pdfNathan Sidoli Mathematical discourse in philosophical authors: Examples from Theon of Smyrna and Cleomedes on mathematical astronomy228.24 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
14. Ragep.pdfF. Jamil Ragep The Origins of the Ṭūsī-Couple Revisited1.15 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
15. Berggren.pdfJ. L. Berggren What every young astronomer needs to know about spherical astronomy: Jābir ibn Aflaḥ’s “Preliminaries” to his Improvement of the Almagest685.97 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
16. Lerner.pdfMichel-Pierre Lerner Traduttore-traditore: Thomas Digges as Translator and Interpreter of Copernicus’ Cosmology in De revolutionibus190.8 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
17. Gingerich.pdfOwen Gingerich Gallucci’s pseudo Copernican equatorium, Venice, 15933.66 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
18. Hoskin.pdfMichael Hoskin The Georgian Star161.03 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
Instruments Observations Theories.pdfEntire book21.13 MBAdobe PDFView/Open


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