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HIST 125016 October 2018Lecture 10Cultural Status of Scienceand Technology in Europe
Announcements1. YOU MUST HAND IN A HARDCOPY and into Dropbox beforeassignment can be graded1) in class, to myself or your TA2) in my mailbox (room 2010MacKinnon Extension)3) your TA’s mailbox (HistoryDepartment)
Midterm Format60 minutes,50 marks total,2 sectionsSection 1:Short answer/identification:Identify and explain the significanceofpieces of historical evidence: objects, texts,or images.Given 3, answer 2; 10 marks each = 20marks.Spend about 24 minutes on this section.Section 2:Essay. 30 marks.Spend about 36 minutes on this section.
Midterm Hints!1. Begin with lecture notes,supplement with readings.2. Quizzes will be helpful3. Focus on course themes andlearning outcomes!
1. Recall: PtolemaicAstronomyPtolemy’sAlmagest-“problem ofthe planetsby 15thC, Aristotle and Ptolemy:integrated into medieval Christiantheologye.g.Dante’sDivine Comedy
2. Nicolaus Copernicus &AstronomyCosmology vs. Astronomy asPracticescosmology: philosophical, physicalvs.astronomy:quantitative,mathematical(prediction)
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)Copernicus’s monsterDe RevolutionibusOrbium

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