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Material Culture of Greek and Roman Astronomy

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Abstract

In the Greek and Roman worlds, astronomy had a rich material culture. Many objects had practical applications to timekeeping or liberal education or astrological prediction, but many others were meant to express philosophical, religious, or political values.

Keywords

Stereographic Projection Celestial Equator Astronomical Instrument Etesian Wind Zodiac Sign 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Puget SoundTacomaUSA

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