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Astronomy--Early works to 1800, Astronomy Medieval, Jewish astronomy--Early works to 1800, Codices, Diagrams, Treatises, Manuscripts Hebrew--15th century, Manuscripts Renaissance
Astrophysics and Astronomy | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Renaissance Studies
Porter, D. (2023, March 01). Penn Library's LJS 476 - [Yesod ʻolam]. (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/213
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 476, a 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.
Written in Spain or Italy, ca. 1460.
Record on Franklin, with link to a digital copy: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9958580733503681
Record on Internet Archive, with a link to PDF: https://archive.org/details/ljs476