Certissima signa

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chevron_rightAntiquity Studies

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ISBN (print)
978-88-7543-440-3

ISBN (ebook)
978-88-6969-165-2

ISSN Filologia e letteratura
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e-ISSN Filologia e letteratura
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Date of publication
01 Sep 2017

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De signis coeli and De ordine ac positione stellarum in signis
Two Star Catalogues from the Carolingian Age

Anna Santoni
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italia
anna.santoni@sns.it

DOI 10.14277/6969-165-2/ANT-13-7

Submitted 13 Jan 2017
Accepted 31 Mar 2017

Abstract

De signis coeli and De ordine ac positione stellarum in signis are two star catalogues produced during the Carolingian renaissance; they represent a contribution of the Aratean tradition to the basic astronomical knowledge in the early middle ages. Some characteristics of these texts are discussed, with a special focus on common aspects and differences.

Keywords
Ancient astronomy. Medieval astronomy. Constellations. Celestial mythology.


Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License 

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Santoni Anna

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De signis coeli and De ordine ac positione stellarum in signis

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Book Chapter

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en

dc.description.abstract

De signis coeli and De ordine ac positione stellarum in signis are two star catalogues produced during the Carolingian renaissance; they represent a contribution of the Aratean tradition to the basic astronomical knowledge in the early middle ages. Some characteristics of these texts are discussed, with a special focus on common aspects and differences.

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Antichistica

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Filologia e letteratura

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Edizioni Ca’ Foscari - Digital Publishing

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None

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2017-01-13

dc.dateSubmitted

2017-03-31

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http://doi.org/10.14277/6969-165-2/ANT-13-7

dc.identifier.issn

2610-8828

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2610-9344

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978-88-7543-440-3

dc.identifier.eisbn

978-88-6969-165-2

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Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution alone

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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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with fulltext

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open

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Ancient astronomy

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Medieval astronomy

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Constellations

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Celestial mythology

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