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Sundials : history, art, people, science

Author: Mark Lennox-Boyd
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2005, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Frances Lincoln edView all editions and formats
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Charts the evolution of sundials around the world from the earliest neolithic rondels and stone circles.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lennox-Boyd
ISBN: 0711224943 9780711224940
OCLC Number: 62533007
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Prehistory --
Egypt, Greece and Babylon --
Rome --
Islam and the medieval church --
Renaissance I --
Renaissance II --
Easter, the calendar and the meridians --
Further East --
The age of enlightenment --
Symbols.
Responsibility: Mark Lennox-Boyd.

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