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Isaac Newton and the Temple of Solomon : an analysis of the description and drawings and a reconstructed model

Author: Tessa Morrison
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines Newton's work in the context of his times, when the Temple was a popular subject for academics, and models were displayed to the general public. The author provides insight into Newton's writings in Latin on Solomon's Temple, along with a model reconstructed from his interpretation of its structure, symmetry and proportional elegance"--
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tessa Morrison
ISBN: 9781476665542 1476665540
OCLC Number: 934885374
Description: vii, 189 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Newton's manuscripts --
A brief history of models up to the 18th century --
Paper reconstructions of the Temple of Solomon from the 17th and 18th centuries --
Architectural models of the Temple of Solomon exhibited in London in the 17th and 18th centuries --
The model guidebooks --
The architectural model of Newton's Temple of Solomon.
Responsibility: Tessa Morrison.

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"This book examines Newton's work in the context of his times, when the Temple was a popular subject for academics, and models were displayed to the general public. The author provides insight into Newton's writings in Latin on Solomon's Temple, along with a model reconstructed from his interpretation of its structure, symmetry and proportional elegance"--

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