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Equatorie of the planetis

Equatorie of the planetis

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Published by Cambridge U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited from Peterhouse MS. 75.I by Derek J. Price,with a linguistic analysis by R.M. Wilson.
ContributionsPrice, Derek J. de Solla., Wilson, R. M.
The Physical Object
Pagination214p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19099214M

THE EQUATORIUM OF THE PLANETS THE EQUATORIUM OF THE PLANETS Colledge, Eric Footnotes 1 The Equatorie of the Planetis, edited by D. J. Price, with a linguistic analysis by R. (Cambridge University Press; 52s. 6d.). 2 J. L. E. Dreyer: History of the Planetary Systems (Cambridge, ), pp. ‐ 3 Walter Clyde Curry: Chaucer and the Medieval Sciences . Medium Ævum, which first appeared in , is one of the leading international academic periodicals in medieval studies. It is published twice yearly. Its present editors are Professors Nigel F. Palmer, Sylvia Huot and Corinne Saunders. [view:mae_journal_latest_contents].

In about , an English author—once thought to be the great English poet Geoffrey Chaucer, although that is now disputed—wrote a manual for use of an astronomical instrument. Parts of this manual, which was entitled The Equatorie of the Planetis, were written in a substitution cipher (see Figure ). This puzzle is not as hard as it looks, even though there is very little ciphertext with which to work. This book investigates the origins of The Equatorie of the Planetis, a fourteenth-century manuscript in the library of Peterhouse, Cambridge. Saxo Grammaticus Andre Muceniecks — .

  Fifty years have passed since Derek J. Price published his edition of the Equatorie of the Planetis, a Middle English treatise in Cambridge, Cambridge University Library, Peterhouse MS , which describes how to build and use a planetary equatorium. 1 Yet there remains some question as to whether this treatise should be included in the Chaucer canon. In his edition Price made what is still . Another scientific work discovered in , Equatorie of the Planetis has similar language and handwriting compared to some considered to be Chaucer. The large number of surviving manuscripts of Chaucer's works is testimony to the enduring interest in his poetry prior to the arrival of the printing press.


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Buy Equatorie of Planetis (Paperback) at The Equatorie of the Planetis in Peterhouse MS I describes an instrument for calculating the positions of the planets.

On the evidence of its calendar references the text was probably composed in For an astronomical work of this date, it is remarkable for being written in English.

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Bernard Cohen. Not Available adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86ACited by: 3. Equatorie of the Planetis June 9, by perneward in Exhibitions, Manuscripts, Perne, Rare books, Uncategorized Leave a comment 28 May saw the launch at the Whipple Museum of the online Peterhouse Manuscripts Collection, housed in the Cambridge Digital Library.

Equatorie of the Planetis. 29 May, - aprilholloway. A year-old astronomical document is now moving into the modern era, with a symposium at the Whipple Museum titled ‘The Equatorie of the Planetis: Manuscript, Models, and Digitisation’ on 28 th.

The Equatorie of the Planetis, a Middle English text on the construction and use of a planetary equatorium, was composed in The unique manuscript, which appears to be the author's original, belongs to Peterhouse, Cambridge. This book, first published by Cambridge University Press ininvestigates the origins of The Equatorie of the Planetis, a fourteenth-century manuscript in the library of Peterhouse, Cambridge.

Dr Price, a historian of science, examines the idea that it was composed and written by Geoffrey Chaucer. The chapters discuss the problems of ascription, bibliography and palaeography as well as.

Equatorie of the planetis. Geoffrey Chaucer; Simon Bredon; Derek J de Solla Price; Peterhouse (University of Cambridge). Ascribed by the editor to Geoffrey Chaucer; generally ascribed heretofore to Simon Bredon. pagesIncludes index. Ascribed by the editor to Geoffrey Chaucer.

Similar books and articles. The Equatorie of the Planetis by Derek J. Price. [REVIEW] Francis Johnson - - Isis The Authorship of the "Equatorie of the Planetis.". Kari Anne Rand Schmidt. Linne Mooney - - Speculum 71 (1) The Authorship of The Equatorie of the Planetis. Kari Anne Rand : / This book, first published by Cambridge University Press ininvestigates the origins of The Equatorie of the Planetis, a fourteenth-century manuscript in the library of Peterhouse, Cambridge.

Dr Price, a historian of science, examines the idea that it was composed and written by Geoffrey Chaucer. The equatorie of the planetis is a 14th-century scientific work which describes an equatorium. It was discovered in by Derek J. Price, and has sometimes been ascribed to Geoffrey Chaucer because of its language and handwriting.

It is written in English and contains astronomical tables; its ultimate source is Arabic. Detailed examination of the evidence linking the authorship of the Equatorie of the Planetis with Chaucer.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. EQUATORIE OF THE PLANETIS: THE STATE OF THE PROBLEM1 by Pamela Robinson Cambridge, Peterhouse MS, a manuscript written in in Lon don, contains sets of astronomical tables or ephemerides (fols.

Ir?7 lr) followed by a prose treatise in Middle English describing the construc tion and use of the astronomical instrument known as an equatorium. A Scribe of Lydgate's Troy Book and London Book Production in the First Half of the Fifteenth Century Mooney, L.

R., 20 NovPursuing Middle English Manuscripts and Their Texts: Essays in Honour of Ralph Hanna. Horobin, S. & Nafde, A. (eds.). Turnhout: BREPOLS PUBLISHERS, p. 24 p. This article presents information related to Geoffrey Chaucer's authorship of the book "Equatorie of the Planetis." Fifty years have passed since Derek J.

Price published his edition of this book which describes how to build and use a planetary equatorium. In the s, a PhD student at Christ’s College, Derek de Solla Price, came across a book, datedwhich he named the ‘Equatorie of the Planetis’.

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