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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 497 - Canones vel operationes... (Video Orientation)

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Spring 2018

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Aylin Malcolm offers a video orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 497 - Canones vel operationes in operando quadrante. Written in Italy ca 1502, in Latin, it is an illustrated treatise on the use of the astrolabe quadrant, including locating and predicting the positions of stars; computing the 12 houses of the horoscope; and measuring altitude, latitude, and time.

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Medieval Studies

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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 497 - Canones vel operationes... (Video Orientation)

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