Ordering the Heavens

Ordering the Heavens

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Based on scores of medieval manuscript texts and diagrams, the book shows how Roman sources were used in the age of Charlemagne to reintroduce and expand a qualitative picture of articulated geometrical order in the heavens.Because the diagram is drawn freehand, we cannot determine precisely the center of the solar circle, but it appears to be ... from fall equinox to spring equinox and from spring equinox to fall equinox, is due to the eccentricity of the earth withinanbsp;...

Title:Ordering the Heavens
Author:Bruce Eastwood
Publisher:BRILL - 2007


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