Facsimile of LJS 476, Yesod ʻolam

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9-17-2015

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Partial copy of an introduction to astronomy. Manuscript text is divided in 3 books, with the first book addressing geometry and trigonometry; the second, the structure and position of the Earth; and the third, the movement of the sun and moon and equinoxes and eclipses. The fourth book of the text, on the application of astronomy to the Jewish calendar, and the fifth book, containing canon tables, are not present in this manuscript.

Keywords

Astronomy--Early works to 1800, Astronomy Medieval, Jewish astronomy--Early works to 1800 Codices, Diagrams, Treatises, Manuscripts Hebrew--15th century, Manuscripts Renaissance

Facsimile of LJS 476, Yesod ʻolam

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