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Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

An astrolabe (Greek: ἀστρολάβος astrolabos, "star-taker")[1] is an elaborate inclinometer, historically used by astronomers, navigators, and astrologers. Its many uses include locating and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, determining local time given local latitude and vice-versa, surveying, triangulation, and to cast horoscopes. It was used in classical antiquity, the Islamic Golden Age, the European Middle Ages and Renaissance for all these purposes....

An astrolabe (Greek: ἀστρολάβος astrolabos, "star-taker")[1] is an elaborate inclinometer, historically used by astronomers, navigators, and astrologers. Its many uses include locating and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, determining local time given local latitude and vice-versa, surveying, triangulation, and to cast horoscopes. It was used in classical antiquity, the Islamic Golden Age, the European Middle Ages and Renaissance for all these purposes....

18th Century French Barometer  Description: A French Provincial Carved Gilt Wood And Painted Barometer.    Origin: France  Width / Length: 20  Height: 38  Condition: Very Good; Consistant with age  Dealer Reference: JM0018  Dealer Information: J & M Antiques 3714 South Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, FL, 33405 United States Phone: 954-629-1383 Fax: 954-772-2694 Email: rjkielian@aol.com

18th Century French Barometer Description: A French Provincial Carved Gilt Wood And Painted Barometer. Origin: France Width / Length: 20 Height: 38 Condition: Very Good; Consistant with age Dealer Reference: JM0018 Dealer Information: J & M Antiques 3714 South Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, FL, 33405 United States Phone: 954-629-1383 Fax: 954-772-2694 Email: rjkielian@aol.com

Waterbury Regulator #57 Wall Clock in Oak - Victorian Elegance!

Waterbury Regulator #57 Wall Clock in Oak - Victorian Elegance

Waterbury Regulator #57 Wall Clock in Oak - Victorian Elegance!

English Regency mantlepiece clock. c 1820

English Regency Inlaid Mahogany Bracket Clock

With a distressed finish and retro-chic silhouette, this charming table clock brings a warmly weathered touch to your den or office.   Product: Table clockConstruction Material: Steel alloyColor: Aged redAccommodates: Batteries - not includedDimensions: 10" H x 7" W x 3" D

With a distressed finish and retro-chic silhouette, this charming table clock brings a warmly weathered touch to your den or office. Product: Table clockConstruction Material: Steel alloyColor: Aged redAccommodates: Batteries - not includedDimensions: 10" H x 7" W x 3" D

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