Astronomical Knowledge in the Sacred Architecture of the Middle Ages in Italy

@article{Incerti2013AstronomicalKI,
  title={Astronomical Knowledge in the Sacred Architecture of the Middle Ages in Italy},
  author={M. Incerti},
  journal={Nexus Network Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={15},
  pages={503-526}
}
  • M. Incerti
  • Published 2013
  • Mathematics
  • Nexus Network Journal
  • The present work reports the results of the archaeoastronomical examination of sacred buildings in Italy dating from the medieval period. This leads to the problem of understanding the training of the architects in the middle ages, and, in particular, their knowledge of astronomy, a theme which is dealt with on the basis of the analysis. The first section of this paper takes into consideration the astronomical knowledge present in documents of architectural/constructive nature, including… CONTINUE READING
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