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Figure: An astrolabe used for surveying a building. From Cosimo Bartoli, Modo di misurare , Venice 1589. Kemp p. 168. Kemp speaks of mediaeval instruments of considerable elaboration and precision, most notably quadrants and astrolabes, which could be used for terrestrial
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Unformatted text preview: mensuration, although this was not their prime function. Cosimo Bartoli shows an astrolabe being used for the measurement of a building....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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