History of the Astrolabe

History of the Astrolabe

by Nazim Uddin
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History of the Astrolabe by Nazim Uddin

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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940011899041
Publisher: www.ScribeDigital.com
Publication date: 11/21/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 594 KB

About the Author

The Author is a scientist with a passion for History and Religion.

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History of the Astrolabe 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An interesting introduction to a fascinating subject. I especially appreciated the bibliography for further reading.