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The Resource Ordering the heavens : Roman astronomy and cosmology in the Carolingian renaissance, by Bruce S. Eastwood

Ordering the heavens : Roman astronomy and cosmology in the Carolingian renaissance, by Bruce S. Eastwood

Label
Ordering the heavens : Roman astronomy and cosmology in the Carolingian renaissance
Title
Ordering the heavens
Title remainder
Roman astronomy and cosmology in the Carolingian renaissance
Statement of responsibility
by Bruce S. Eastwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on scores of medieval manuscript texts and diagrams, this 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
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eastwood, Bruce
Dewey number
520.94/0902
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB361.9
LC item number
.E445 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • History of science and medicine library
  • Medieval and early modern science
Series volume
  • v. 4
  • v. 8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Planetary theory
  • Astronomy, Medieval
  • Cosmology, Medieval
  • Carolingians
  • SCIENCE
  • Astronomy, Medieval
  • Carolingians
  • Cosmology, Medieval
  • Planetary theory
  • Europe
  • Kosmologie
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Karolingische renaissance
Label
Ordering the heavens : Roman astronomy and cosmology in the Carolingian renaissance, by Bruce S. Eastwood
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-446) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Macrobius's Commentary on Scipio's dream : its Carolingian uses for astronomy and cosmology -- Pliny the Elder's Natural history : encyclopedia for Carolingian astronomy and cosmology -- Martianus Capella's synopsis of astronomy in The marriage of philology and Mercury and its major Carolingian commentaries -- Using Calcidius's Commentarius in Carolingian astronomy -- Carolingian diagrams for astronomy and cosmology
Control code
311579304
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 452 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004161863
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004161863.i-453
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311579304
Label
Ordering the heavens : Roman astronomy and cosmology in the Carolingian renaissance, by Bruce S. Eastwood
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-446) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Macrobius's Commentary on Scipio's dream : its Carolingian uses for astronomy and cosmology -- Pliny the Elder's Natural history : encyclopedia for Carolingian astronomy and cosmology -- Martianus Capella's synopsis of astronomy in The marriage of philology and Mercury and its major Carolingian commentaries -- Using Calcidius's Commentarius in Carolingian astronomy -- Carolingian diagrams for astronomy and cosmology
Control code
311579304
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 452 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004161863
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004161863.i-453
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311579304

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