Ioannis de Sacrobusto Libellus de sphaera : accessit eiusdem autoris computus ecclesiasticus, et alia quaedam in studiosorum gratiam edita / cum praefatione Philippi Melanthonis. Image 4.

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Ioannis de Sacrobusto Libellus de sphaera : accessit eiusdem autoris computus ecclesiasticus, et alia quaedam in studiosorum gratiam edita / cum praefatione Philippi Melanthonis. Image 4.

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Diagram showing a small figure viewing the sun, moon, and stars from the surface of the Earth. Notice each of the celestial bodies have faces. On the right side there is an interactive astrolabe-type object that readers can actually operate.

Publication Date

1550

Keywords

Books; Science; Medieval; Renaissance; Mathematics; Art; Visualizing Science; Diagrams; Astronomy; Physics; Anatomy; Astrology; Horology

Comments

Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections & Archives, Rare (COLL V BOOK 489a)

Ioannis de Sacrobusto Libellus de sphaera : accessit eiusdem autoris computus ecclesiasticus, et alia quaedam in studiosorum gratiam edita / cum praefatione Philippi Melanthonis. Image 4.

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