The Astrolabe is an astronomical measuring device that was developed and improved by a number of former civilizations. The device was used to navigate on land and sea, as well as to set the time. The author gives a historical narrative of this unique instrument that was used by all the major civilizations, and provides insights from the various historical literary references made to this wonder of antiquity.
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An interesting introduction to a fascinating subject. I especially appreciated the bibliography for further reading.