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The Astronomical Instruments of Cha-ma-lu-ting, Their Identification, and Their Relations to the Instruments of the Observatory of Marāgha‡
IN the 48th chapter of the t Yiian-shih a, fol. iO ro ff., under the heading: Hsi-yiu I-hsiang b, "pictures of instruments from the western region," reference is made to drawings (or models) of sevenExpand
Defence of a "Shocking" Point of View
In his paper "On the Need to Rewrite the History of Greek Mathematics" Sabetai Unguru severely criticizes the views of Tannery, Zeuthen, Neugebauer and myself on the "Geometrical Algebra" of theExpand
The Earliest History of the Constellations in the near East and the Motif of the Lion-Bull Combat
  • W. Hartner
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1 January 1965
THE symplegma of the lion and the bull as encountered in the monumental sculptures decorating the Achaemenian palaces of Persepolis is one of the oldest motifs and undoubtedly the most tenaciousExpand
The mercury horoscope of marcantonio Michel of Venice: A study in the History of Renaissance astrology and astronomy
Abstract A statuette of Mercury (1527) wrought by Antonio Minelli and consecrated by a Venetian patrician, Marcantonio Michel , carries a horoscope combined with a graphic demonstration of the planetExpand
Galileo's contribution to astronomy
Abstract The chief aim of the present paper is to destroy the (not even pious) legend of Galileo's early Copernican convictions. This legend is based above all on his letter to Kepler of 4th AugustExpand
Korea Considered
setting up as a patent agent representing applicants. Page passed into the private sector and used his political influence to get direct congressional support for his electric locomotive, anExpand
Some Notes on Chinese Musical Art
The scarce literature on the history of Chinese music, its theoretical foundations and the development of a proper technique of musical composition, has been recently enriched by the publication of aExpand
To THE MODERN SCIENTIST, the primary criterion for the quality of a theory is its capability of representing known experimental and observational facts and of predicting new facts, unknown at theExpand