By Jose Chabas, Bernard R Goldstein

ISBN-10: 9004230599

ISBN-13: 9789004230590

*A Survey of ecu Astronomical Tables within the past due heart Ages* is a primary try and classify and illustrate the various astronomical tables compiled from concerning the tenth century to the early sixteenth century within the Latin West. The compilation of astronomical tables used to be an incredible and dynamic highbrow firm. those tables reply to a large choice of astronomical difficulties and computational wishes, and comprise various creative strategies proposed via astronomers over the centuries. within the absence of algebraic notation and mathematical graphing innovations, a desk used to be frequently easy methods to transmit detailed info to the reader. certainly, an astronomical desk isn't a only a record of information, yet a dependent solution to current numerical details of astronomical curiosity. ..".the entire booklet that is an exceptional advisor for all those people who are drawn to the background of medieval ecu astronomy and, in particular, in medieval astronomical tables." *Julio Samso, college of Barcelona*