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.... 825, Remigius had followed John with the description given by Pliny for the solar path as a serpentine line along the two middle ... Usually the diagram intended to represent the planetary latitudes according to the Plinian excerpt showed noanbsp;...

Title:Ordering the Heavens
Author:Bruce Eastwood
Publisher:BRILL - 2007-07-20


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