Title

Material Culture of Greek and Roman Astronomy

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-7-2014

Publication Title

Handbook of Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy

Department

Physics

Abstract

In the Greek and Roman worlds, astronomy had a rich material culture. Many objects had practical applications to timekeeping or liberal education or astrological prediction, but many others were meant to express philosophical, religious, or political values.

pp.

1589-1602