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Terrestrial and celestial globes

Stevenson, Edward Luther

Terrestrial and celestial globes

their history and construction, including a consideration of their value as aids in the study of geography and astronomy

by Stevenson, Edward Luther

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Published by Johnson Reprint Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Globes,
  • Geography -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward Luther Stevenson.
    SeriesPublications (Hispanic Society of America) -- no. 86
    ContributionsHispanic Society of America.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA260 .S7 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15964648M

    It would be logical, within the concepts of a fraternity global in its precepts, to symbolise its tenets by delineation of terrestrial Terrestrial and celestial globes book celestial maps on spheres, which were depicted as ornaments in a biblical illustration. William Preston, a most outstanding if controversial freemason, has been mentioned above and his character, methods and work have been minutely covered by both Bro. The names of the invented stars, planets, countries and islands are taken from the text of 'A Human Document'. Northumberland, known as the "Wizard Earl" for his interest in scientific and alchemical experiments and his library, [70] was suspected of being involved in the Gunpowder Plot of because his relative Thomas Percy was among the conspirators. However, it was also the most advanced cartographic document of the age: it was a monument and tool; to be used as much as admired. Although the concept of a spherical earth was not widely accepted for a further years some early philosophers, very much in a minority, persisted in the theory of a spherical world and produced globes reflecting their views.

    These spheres had an academic rather than decorative function. They are often found represented on coins of the period. She believes that they were probably acquired by Middle Temple on their publication in Its members eventually decided by a large majority against such a move. As you can see in the photos, there is really only one small ding just of the coast of South America.

    Many tracing boards have the Armillary sphere or a terrestrial globe as one of the symbolic depictions illustrated, often placed atop a pillars. The compilers of our ritual will have used the same biblical sources for much of the symbolism inherent in freemasonry. These symbolic representations were the temporary alternative to proper Masonic furniture, which became popular and common when Brethren began to meet in Masonic Lodges of a permanent nature. These exposures disclosed the catechisms that were being practised in lodge as a means of communicating Masonic knowledge and instruction. The reasons for this apparent error are explained in the following figures: FIG.


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According to Markham, "the appearance of the globes naturally created a great sensation, and much interest was taken in appliances which were equally useful to the student and to the practical navigator.

It is possible that he had decided to concentrate on manufacturing ordnance. The 'Globus Orbis Terrae' of was the first dated printed documentation of Hudson's first voyage and the first to give the name "Nieu Nederland" to the area now known as New York, Manhattan and Long Island.

It is in this light that the development of the tracing board Terrestrial and celestial globes book the inclusion of globes in the drawings become significant.

From the time of Terrestrial and celestial globes book development at the turn of the first millennium, they were composed of various degrees of complexity, the simplest being a single ring fixed in the plane of the equator. Once the roundness of the earth and the skies was established and accepted in the 14th century, the popularity of the symbolic depiction of spheres and Terrestrial and celestial globes book became inevitable.

Usually a globe is mounted so that its spin axis is If your IP address is shown by Maxmind to be outside of Germany and you were momentarily blocked, another issue is that some Web browsers erroneously cache the block.

They are defined and then described as being: the noblest instruments for giving us the most distinct idea of any problems or proposition, as well as for enabling us to solve it.

A short, Dutch film showing the traditional manufacture of globes using paper gores Traditionally, globes were manufactured by gluing a printed paper map onto a sphere, often made from wood.

The late Colin Dyer, in his book William Preston and his Work, shows Preston to be far more explicit on this point about delineation of globes on spheres. On 10 Aprilthe astrologer and physician Simon Forman visited Molyneux's workshop and taught him how to find longitude.

The most striking of these antique pieces of furniture are terrestrial and celestial globes now, sadly, only occasionally still to be encountered as part of the standard Masonic furnishing. Fourth state, [c. To find the Place over which the Sun is vertical at any Hour of a given Day.

Terrestrial globe Blaeu intended the globe to be a luxury item aimed at wealthy merchants and noblemen. As a globe collector I just have to say that it is so incredible to be able to set the globe position and then push it through one orbit with your hand!

Close to the North Pole, there are two tables in a cartouche, one explaining the astrological symbols marked on the sphere and the other explaining precession a change in the Earth's axis of rotation with a table based on a constant precession rate.

His wife was granted administration of his estate in England later that month. Subsequent bibles are even more explicit in the engravings. This corresponds to a scale of about One of the two in public collections in Munich has an American bullet hole through Germany.

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