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  • ISBN: 9780226066585
  • ISBN10: 0226066584

The Ordering of Time from the Ancient Computus to the Modern Computer

by Arno Borst

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 02/01/1994
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Translator's Acknowledgements List of Illustrations 1. The Medieval Calendar and European History 2. Divine, Human and Natural Time in Greek Antiquity 3. Universal Time and Salvation History in Roman Antiquity 4. Easter Cycle and Canonical Hours in the Early Middle Ages 5. World Eras and Days of Human Life in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries 6. The Church Bell and Work Time in the Ninth Century 7. Perception of the Moment of Respite in the High Middle Ages 8. Giving and Using Time in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries 9. Divided and Appointed Times in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries 10. The Confusion and Management of Calendars in the Late Middle Ages 11. Mechanical Clocks and Rhythmic Differences in the Fourteenth Century 12. The Universal Machine and Chronology in the Early Modern Period 13. Chronometry and Industrialization in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 14. Computers and Atomic Time in the Twentieth Century 15. Calculable and Allotted Time Notes Index
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