The Ancient Greeks were the driving force behind the development of western astronomy and science, their philosophers learning from the work of others and adding their own interpretations and observations. In many older textbooks, the Ancient Greeks are often referred to as the fathers of ancient astronomy, developing elegant theories and mathematical formulae to describe the wonders of the cosmos, a word that, like so many others, came to us from the Greeks. In fact, this assumption is incorrect and, whilst the Ancient Greek astronomers made huge contributions to astronomy, their knowledge was built upon the solid foundations laid by other great cultures.
It was this period that saw the establishment of the basic paradigms for predictive calculations relating to the heavens and the heavenly bodies that were in use for much of the history of pre-modern China. My treatment of this subject cites and explicates selected primary source material, and gives detailed explanations of technical points. I have already published complete translations of the main sources used in this book, with commentaries, explanations and worked examples of calculations, in this book published by Routledge earlier in
These masterworks have, in turn, fueled the imaginations of fashion designers in the 20th and 21st centuries, yielding some of the most innovative creations in the history of fashion. This two-volume publication connects significant religious art and artifacts to their sartorial expressions. Essays by art historians and leading religious authorities provide perspective on how dress manifests—or subverts—Catholic values and ideology.
Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imaginationthe latest exhibition from the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, explored the influence of Catholicism on fashion. Working in concert with the existing display, already set up to echo the layout of a church, the exhibition provided an emotive, transcendent viewing experience. A pair of draped Thierry Mugler dresses flanked the passageway through a choir screen. Elevated on pedestals and accessorized with wings, they resembled angels.
Although Weiss has an impressive track record as a college professor, dean and president with an art history doctorate concentrating on Western Medieval and Byzantine arthe has no museum credentials, other than a stint on the board of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Dress, French, ca. Neither old age nor infirmity will excuse a man from wearing his hat upon his head.
The Chinese asterisms are generally smaller than the constellations of Hellenistic tradition. The Song dynasty 13th-century Suzhou planisphere shows a total of asterisms, comprising a total of 1, individual stars. The southern sky was added as a fifth group in the late Ming Dynasty based on European star charts, comprising an additional 23 asterisms.
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