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Astronomical Knowledge Transmission Through Illustrated Aratea Manuscripts

Astronomical Knowledge Transmission Through Illustrated Aratea Manuscripts By Marion Dolan
English | PDF | 2017 | 482 Pages | ISBN : 3319567837 | 12.46 MB
This carefully researched monograph is a historical investigation of the illustrated Aratea astronomical manuscript and its many interpretations over the centuries. Aratus' 270 B.C.E. Greek poem describing the constellations and astrological phenomena was translated and copied over 800 years into illuminated manuscripts that preserved and illustrated these ancient stories about the constellations.

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