Article ID: CBB582608141

The Astrolabe and the Book in 16th Century France (2022)

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Abstract The relationship between books about astrolabes and the instruments themselves is examined through an analysis of the numbers surviving, and something of the context in which they were produced. Such biographical information as is available for the makers of astrolabes in France is rehearsed, and a checklist of surviving instruments is appended.

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Authors & Contributors
King, David A.
Burnett, Charles
Moreno, Roberto
Cleempoel, Koenraad Van
Turner, Stephen Park
Wintroub, Michael
Journals
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Rittenhouse: Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise
British Journal for the History of Science
Der Globusfreund: Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift für Globen- und Instrumentenkunde
Science and Education
Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society
Publishers
Bardwell Press
Max Planck Research Library
Routledge
Concepts
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Instrument makers
Astronomy
Astrolabes
Travel; exploration
Physics
People
Crignon, Pierre
Schissler, Christopher
Reichenbach, Georg von
Zach, Franz Xaver von
Spinoza, Baruch
Tartaglia, Niccolò
Time Periods
16th century
19th century
20th century, early
17th century
Medieval
Renaissance
Places
France
United States
Germany
Italy
England
Spain
Institutions
Savitribai Phule University
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