The Material Culture of Greek Astronomy

  title={The Material Culture of Greek Astronomy},
  author={James Evans},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  pages={238 - 307}
  • James Evans
  • Published 1 August 1999
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  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
Ce document reprend en detail, a l'aide de supports photographiques et d'esquisses, les differents instruments mis au point par les Grecs qui leur permettaient d'effectuer leurs calculs en astronomie et d'avoir une representation concrete de leurs theories. On y trouve des descriptions de differentes dioptries, utilisees pour la demonstration du mouvement circulaire des etoiles, pour mesurer les distances du zenith mais egalement des outils spheriques servant a la meteoroscopie, des quadrants… 
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