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Dodwell Manuscript Ancient, mediaeval, and modern observations of the obliquity of the Ecliptic, measuring the inclination of the earth's axis, in ancient times and up to the present by George F. Dodwell B.A., FRAS* *B.A. is Bachelor of Arts -- his degree was in mathematics (which was an art then). FRAS is Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. © the Dodwell Family - J D Dodwell, PGE Dodwell, David Dodwell and their descendants -- sections may be quoted or printed with full reference made to the original document on this website, with the request they not be taken out of context. Note from the Setterfields George Dodwell was the government astronomer for South Australia. A friend of his offered to take the material and have it published under the auspices of a university in the United States. Since we have the original manuscripts ourselves, every word has been checked and every punctuation mark, for accuracy. All emphases are in the original. So here, finally, is Dodwell’s work. February 23, 2010 George F.
BLDGBLOG Free Stock Photos | Stockvault.net - Free Photos - Free Images Dodwell Chapt. 8 Dodwell: The Obliquity of the Ecliptic Setterfield note: Dodwell seems to have inserted a number of explanations in the quotes he uses. They are set off in parentheses, with the understanding that we are not sure if these are his explanations or those of the author whom he is quoting. There may be a mix. Reference has been made to the famous astronomical monuments of ancient times, which throw light on the changed position of the earth’s axis, namely (1) the great Solar Temple of Amen Ra at Karnak, Egypt; (2) the Stonehenge monument on the Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England, where the giant Stone Circle of trilithons was used for calendar purposes, among other things, by observing the point of sunrise at its farthest north-easterly position at, and about, the time of the summer solstice. In ancient times Egypt was pre-eminently a centre of Sun-worship. Strabo says that “their astronomical documents, or registers of observations, made during long centuries, have remained celebrated.”
Islamic Art Network - Comité Bulletins The Bulletins of the Comité de Conservation des Monuments de l’Art Arabe Published online in association with the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSC) in the American University of Cairo Historical Background Language of the Comité Bulletins Note on the Numbering System used by the Comité for the Monuments Comments on the Comité Bulletins Online Historical Background In December 1881 the Khedive Tawfiq established a committee responsible for the preservation of Islamic and Coptic monuments in Egypt. The Comité was composed of two sub-committees, each with a specific role. In the vast majority of cases, the Comité opted for preservation only; the reinforcement of decaying structures, the reparation of old columns and pillars and extensive cleaning programs are among the tasks most frequently listed in the Comité reports. In 1936 responsibility for the Comité passed from the Ministry of Awqaf to the Ministry of Education. Language of the Comité Bulletins
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