EARLY GREEK ASTRONOMY TO ARISTOTLE

Dicks, D. R.

Published by Cornell University Press, 1970
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Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. DJ is price-clipped. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. Book has edgewear along bottom. ; Treats at length the contributions of Plato and Eudoxus to astronomical knowledge. Discusses the influence of babylonian and egyptian astronomy on the greeks, the origin of the constellations, and the part played by calendraic problems in the growth of scientific astronomy. Makes clear that the Greeks were first to explain the universe on a rational mathematical basis, and developed such essential tools as the celestial globe, planisphere, star map and planetarium. ; Aspects of Greek and Roman life; 272 pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Describes the working methods of ancient Greek astronomers and examines the influence of Homer, Hesiod, Pythagoras, Anaxagoras, Plato, and Callippus

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Title: EARLY GREEK ASTRONOMY TO ARISTOTLE
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication Date: 1970
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