venerdì 29 agosto 2008


Astronomia Teutsch Astronomey

The work was published by Ciriaco Jacob zum Barth at Frankfurt-am-Main on 1545. Written in Gothic german the work is a dettailed study of astronomy as it was known at that time. It show many beautifull little woodcut illustrations with text showing astrological symbols, horoscopes, armillary spheres, astrolabs, sundials, quadrants, etc. and more astronomical instruments showing the planetary and astronomical hours.

The frontespice

The equinoctial and polar sundials

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